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Northwest Africa 2288
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2288
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2288
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 150 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 676 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 171:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2003
Mass (g):150
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):1-35.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.9-28.5
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):24.4
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)
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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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