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Northwest Africa 469
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 469
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 469
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 7 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  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:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 123:
Origin or pseudonym:Boudnib
Date:1999
Mass (g):~7000
Pieces:>350
Class:L3
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):5.0-37.9
Classifier:F. Brandst├Ątter (NHMV)
Type spec mass (g):12.3
Main mass:anonymous finder
Comments:Composition of low-Ni metal: 5.3 wt% Ni and 0.8 wt% Co; 1025 g owned by V. Jacques.
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. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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