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Northwest Africa 866
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 866
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 866
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 247 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.3
Recommended:  L3.3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites classified as L3.3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 72:
Date:2000
Mass (g):247
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Fayalite (mol%):4.4-39.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.2-15.1
Classifier:Michael Weisberg (KCCU)
Type spec mass (g):31
Type spec location:AMNH
Main mass:anonymous dealer
Comments:A highly unequilibrated chondrite of petrological type L <_ 3.3 and with shock-darkened silicates. Highly unequilibrated (<3.3)
Institutions
   and collections
AMNH: Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, United States (institutional address; updated 18 May 2013)
KCCU: Kingsborough College of the City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY 11235, United States (institutional address; updated 28 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6984 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2008 unapproved names)

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