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Northwest Africa 2470
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2470
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2470
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 266 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  L3-4
Recommended:  L3-4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites classified as L3-4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2005
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 32:
Place of purchase:Sainte Marie
Date:Jun 2004
Mass (g):266
Pieces:1
Class:L3-4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):21 ± 1.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.5 ± 3
Classifier:A. Sokol, Meimeier, and A. Bischoff
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:Mun
Institutions
   and collections
Mun: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2035 unapproved names)

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