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Northwest Africa 2601
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2601
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2601
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 576 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 681 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 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 61:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco/Algeria
Mass (g):576
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.7-25.7 av. 22.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.6-22.8
Magnetic suscept.:4.82
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Mader, Kiel
Type spec mass (g):22.4
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:AitAzziz
Comments:An11Or5-7; kamacite 0.5-1.4% Co. Melt veins
Institutions
   and collections
Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7048 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1998 unapproved names)

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