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Northwest Africa 3120
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3120
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3120
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 68 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 705 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 461:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2003
Mass (g):68
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):22.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.1
Classifier:
Type spec mass (g):14.2
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1488 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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