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Northwest Africa 1573
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1573
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1573
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 78 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L-IM
Recommended:  L-imp melt    [explanation]

This is 1 of 30 approved meteorites classified as L-imp melt.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 171:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2002
Mass (g):78
Pieces:1
Class:L
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB and M. Kurz, Kurz
Type spec mass (g):17.7
Comments:impact melt rock
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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