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Northwest Africa 7662
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7662
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7662
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 882 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7214 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Jan 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Rio de Oro
Date:May 2011
Latitude:24°46.55'N
Longitude:14°33.77'W
Mass (g):882
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):310
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:DMUH
Finder:anonymous
Comments:KM1; submitted by C.A. Lorenz
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
DMUH: Dedovsk Museum of Universe History, Russia; Website (institutional address; updated 26 Sep 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (24° 46' 33"N, 14° 33' 46"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40 approved meteorites from Rio de Oro, Western Sahara
     This is 1 of 239 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 19 unapproved names)
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