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Northwest Africa 1793
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1793
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1793
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 585 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 680 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 281:
Place of purchase:Safsaf
Date:Oct 2002
Mass (g):585
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.5
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):21.1
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Shinishi Kato   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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