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Northwest Africa 775
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 775
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 775
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 3.28 kg
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)
Comments: Revised 26 Jul 2007: Corrected mass
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 4:
Origin or pseudonym:Southern Morocco
Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P2001
Mass (g):3280
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25
Classifier:Marvin Killgore
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:University of Arizona
Main mass:Tobin
Comments:Mass corrected MB92
Institutions
   and collections
Killgore: Marvin and Kitty Killgore, Southwest Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 95, Payson, AZ 85547, United States; Website (private address)
Tobin: J. Tobin, The Meteorite Exchange, PMB #455, P.O. Box 7000, Redondo Beach, CA 90277, United States (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Gerald Armstrong   
Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1394 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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