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Northwest Africa 7175
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7175
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7175
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 400 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2807 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)
Comments: Approved 1 Feb 2012
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Writeup from MB 100:

Northwest Africa 7175 (NWA 7175)

Algeria

Found: 2005

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

History: A fireball seen on November 25, 2005, from Tindouf, Algeria, in the direction of Tazarine, Morocco, may be associated with this meteorite found in the Hamada du Draa side in Algeria. All stones are fully crusted. The largest stone (113 g) is oriented.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1656:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2005
Mass (g):>400
Pieces:>25
Class:LL6
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):27.5±0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.7±1.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±0.2
Magnetic suscept.:3.76
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:P. Thomas
Comments:Submitted by J. Gattacceca
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1113 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)

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