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Northwest Africa 762
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 762
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 762
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.24 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3.2
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L3.2
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.2
Recommended:  L3.2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites classified as L3.2.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 205:
Place of purchase:Taouz
Date:P Nov 2000
Mass (g):2242
Pieces:3
Class:L3.2
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):3.3-23.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):4.8-31.4
Classifier:M. Denise (MNHNP)
Type spec mass (g):18.5
Main mass:anonymous buyer
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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