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Northwest Africa 1976
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1976
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1976
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 65.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L(H)3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L(H)3
Recommended:  L(H)3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites classified as L(H)3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 59:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim
Date:Jun 2003
Mass (g):65.7
Pieces:1
Class:L(H)3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):14.5±8
Ferrosilite (mol%):11±8
Classifier:A. Sokol, A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec mass (g):14
Institutions
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Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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