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Northwest Africa 2290
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2290
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2290
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 134 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2749 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 173:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2003
Mass (g):134
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):29.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.1
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):24
Main mass:Peter Marmet, Bern, Switzerland
Comments:br
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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