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Northwest Africa 8203
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8203
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8203
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 53 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L(LL)3
Recommended:  L(LL)3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites classified as L(LL)3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 28 Feb 2015
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2013
Mass (g):53
Pieces:1
Class:L(LL)3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.9±8 (3.4-24.6, n=25)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19±9.3 (2.4-29.8, n=31)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):10.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Harald Stehlik
Comments:Chondrule mean diameter is about 0.7 mm; low metal content.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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