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Northwest Africa 1838
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1838
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1838
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 22.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  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:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 27:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2003
Mass (g):22.1
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.1
Classifier:
Type spec mass (g):4.6
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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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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