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Northwest Africa 900
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 900
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 900
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 616 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L3-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3-6
Recommended:  L3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as L3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 28:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2001
Mass (g):616
Pieces:1
Class:L3-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25±4.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):21±2
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec mass (g):31
Main mass:JNMC
Comments:br, sv; data ±1 mol. %
Institutions
   and collections
JNMC: jnmczurich, P.O. Box 208, CH-8155 Niederhasli, Switzerland; Website (private address; updated 4 Feb 2014)
Mün: 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. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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