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Northwest Africa 7217
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7217
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7217
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 200 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 704 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 27 Apr 2013
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Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2010
Mass (g):200
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.1±9.7 (2.3-30.6, n=16)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.2±6.7 (1.5-22.5, n=12)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Harald Stehlik
Comments:chondrule mean diameter ~0.7 mm; low metal content. Cr2O3 in olivine, 0.1-0.5 wt%; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7296 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1980 unapproved names)

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