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Northwest Africa 4394
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4394
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4394
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 701 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  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)
Comments: Approved 28 Mar 2007
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 2
  Line 335:
Place of purchase:Tagounite, Morocco
Date:2004
Mass (g):701
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):7.8-29.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.5-23.6
Classifier:A. Greshake and M. Kurz, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Ralew
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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