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Northwest Africa 2458
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2458
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2458
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 284 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (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)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2005
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 26:
Place of purchase:Sainte Marie
Date:Jun 2004
Mass (g):284
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):15 ± 10
Ferrosilite (mol%):10 ± 7
Classifier:A. Sokol, Meimeier, and A. Bischoff
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:Mun
Institutions
   and collections
Mun: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Dirk Hohmann   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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