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Northwest Africa 12387
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12387
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12387
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 703 g
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Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 678 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 12 Jan 2019
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Laayoune, Morocco
Date:P 2018 Oct
Mass (g):703
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Fayalite (mol%):10.8±1.5-35.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):10.6±2.8-18.9
Wollastonite (mol%):0.3-0.9
Classifier:Peng H. and Zhang S., IGCAS
Type spec mass (g):29
Type spec location:IGCAS
Main mass:Xu Dengqin
Finder:unknown
Comments:Average diameter of chondrules is 0.58 mm.; submitted by Li Shijie
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IGCAS: Institute of Geochemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guiyang, China (institutional address; updated 27 Mar 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6984 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2008 unapproved names)

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