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Northwest Africa 7581
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7581
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7581
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 420 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  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 4 Jul 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Ensisheim, France
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):420
Pieces:many
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17.2±11.3 ( 0.6-32.8, n=37)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.9±9.4 ( 2.1-28.4, n=28)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):23.0
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:Mean chondrule diameter of 0.6 mm and metal abundance argues for L type. Cr2O3 in olivine is 0.02-0.45; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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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 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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