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Northwest Africa 2542
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2542
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2542
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 20 g
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 327:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P Jun 2003
Mass (g):20
Pieces:1
Class:L3-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):21
Classifier:A. Bischoff, A. Sokol, M. Niemeier Mün
Type spec mass (g):4.2
Main mass:HSSH
Comments:sv, br, fragments of imb
Institutions
   and collections
HSSH: Hanno Strufe, Langenbergstr. 32, 66954 Pirmasens, Germany; Website (private address)
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. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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