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Northwest Africa 2877
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2877
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2877
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 19.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L/LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L/LL6
Recommended:  L/LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 27 approved meteorites classified as L/LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 4-7), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 383:
Date:Dec 2003
Mass (g):19200
Pieces:1
Class:L/LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.4±0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.6±0.5
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):20.5
Main mass:MFranco, Caillou Noir
Comments:entirely crusted stone
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Caillou Noir: Caillou Noir 100 Chemin des Campenes, 74400 Chamonix, France; Website (private address)
MFranco: Michel Franco (of Caillou Noir), 100 Chemin des Campenes 74400 Les Praz de Chamonix, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2035 unapproved names)

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