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Northwest Africa 1888
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1888
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1888
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 280 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  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:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 55:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2002
Mass (g):280
Pieces:1
Class:L
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):21
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.3
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB and M. Kurz
Type spec mass (g):20.7
Comments:partly shock melted, br. 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. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6752 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2052 unapproved names)

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