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Northwest Africa 823
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 823
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 823
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 71.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  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:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 26:
Origin or pseudonym:Ksar es Souk
Date:P Oct 2000
Latitude:31°58'N
Longitude:4°25'W
Mass (g):71.2
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.6±0.3
Classifier:P. Warren, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):16
Main mass:Cilz
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Cilz: Marlin Cilz, Montana Meteorite Lab, Box 1063, Malta, MT 59538, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (31° 58'N, 4° 25'W)

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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