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Northwest Africa 3347
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3347
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3347
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 4.48 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  L3-5
Recommended:  L3-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L3-5.   [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 200:
Place of purchase:Dortmund
Date:Oct 2000
Mass (g):4480
Pieces:1
Class:L3-5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2-3
Fayalite (mol%):24 ± 1.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5 ± 1
Classifier:Niemeier, Jording, and A. Bischoff
Type spec mass (g):26
Type spec location:Mun
Comments:Updated 26 Jul 2007: breccia
Institutions
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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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Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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