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Northwest Africa 481
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 481
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 481
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 8.3 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L3.8
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L3.8
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.8
Recommended:  L3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites classified as L3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 131:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P Sep 2000
Mass (g):8.265
Pieces:1
Class:L3.8
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):Fa 24.1± 0.2.
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):1.58
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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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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