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Northwest Africa 2704
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2704
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2704
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 871 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  L3.8
Recommended:  L3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 69 approved meteorites classified as L3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2005
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 48:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2005
Mass (g):871
Pieces:1
Class:L3.8
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):21.3-29.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.2-24.2
Classifier:J. Wittke and T. Bunch
Type spec mass (g):27.3
Type spec location:NAU
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Aeroliths Collection Theodossiou Photo added 20 Oct 2022
jean bernard Delbauve   
METEORITES AUSTRALIA Photo added 20 Oct 2022
Michel Girard   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8745 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1880 unapproved names)

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