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Northwest Africa 2453
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2453
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2453
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.28 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  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:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 254:
Place of purchase:Stuttgart
Date:Apr 2004
Mass (g):2280
Pieces:24
Class:L3-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1-2
Fayalite (mol%):25.5±1.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.5±3
Classifier:A. Bischoff, A. Sokol, M. Niemeier, Mün
Type spec mass (g):36
Comments:sv, br
Institutions
   and collections
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Gerald Armstrong   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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