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Northwest Africa 4218
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4218
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4218
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 5.7 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  L-imp melt rock
Recommended:  L-melt rock    [explanation]

This is 1 of 35 approved meteorites classified as L-melt rock.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Sep 2006
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 2
  Line 231:
Place of purchase:St. Marie aux Mine, France
Date:2005
Mass (g):5700
Pieces:1
Class:L (IMP)
Shock stage:Shock melt
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23
Ferrosilite (mol%):21
Classifier:F. Brandst├Ątter, NHMV
Type spec mass (g):120
Type spec location:NHMV
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Fa and Fs for relict olv and pyx. Shock- melted.
Institutions
   and collections
NHMV: Naturhistorisches Museum, Burgring 7, 1010 Wien, Austria, Austria; Website (institutional address; updated 18 Jan 2019)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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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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