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Northwest Africa 2287
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2287
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2287
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 49.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10981 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 170:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2003
Mass (g):49.8
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):11
Main mass:Peter Marmet, Bern, Switzerland
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Bern: University of Bern, University of Bern, Hochschulstrasse 4, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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