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Northwest Africa 767
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 767
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 767
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 5.15 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1613 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 35:
Origin or pseudonym:Mahbes-Luban
Date:12 Dec 2000
Latitude:30°38.15'N
Longitude:5°05.30'W
Mass (g):5146
Pieces:9
Class:L4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):26.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.7
Classifier:F. Wlotzka (MPI) and M. Kurz (Kurz)
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:MPI
Institutions
   and collections
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (30° 38'N, 5° 5'W)
     Recommended::   (30° 38' 9"N, 5° 5' 18"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.6 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites from Meknès-Tafilalet, Morocco
     This is 1 of 1390 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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