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Northwest Africa 734
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 734
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 734
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1150 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6528 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 197:
Place of purchase:Zagora
Date:Jan 1999
Latitude:32°20'N
Longitude:3°30'W
Mass (g):1150
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23-27
Ferrosilite (mol%):17-21
Classifier:T. Mikouchi (UTok)
Type spec mass (g):114
Comments:An10-11; CPX: Fs7-11Wo41-44
Institutions
   and collections
UTok: Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan (institutional address; updated 5 Nov 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (32° 20'N, 3° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (32° 20'N, 3° 30'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 10 approved meteorites from Oriental, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1390 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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