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Northwest Africa 1997
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1997
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1997
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 64.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L3/4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3/4
Recommended:  L3/4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites classified as L3/4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 124:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco/Algeria
Place of purchase:Munich
Date:P 2002
Mass (g):64.7
Pieces:1
Class:L3/4
Fayalite (mol%):24.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:
Type spec mass (g):13.2
Type spec location:Vernad; specimen Bart
Main mass:Olaf Gabel
Institutions
   and collections
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Lehmweg 53, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 4 Aug 2013)
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 6758 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2048 unapproved names)

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