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Northwest Africa 2171
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2171
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2171
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 13.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  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:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 113:
Origin or pseudonym:Erfoud
Date:May 2003
Mass (g):13.5
Pieces:Many
Class:L3.8
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.0 (20-26)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9
Classifier:H.Chennaoui Aoudjehane, UHAC, M. Denise, MNHNP, A. Jambon, UPVI
Type spec mass (g):12.6
Type spec location:UHAC
Comments:br, possibly paired with Sahara 02500
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
UPVI: Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI),Case 110, 4 Place Jussieu, 75005 Paris, France (institutional address; updated 5 Oct 2014)
UHAC: Universite Hassan II Casablanca, Faculte des Sciences Ain Chock, Departement de Géologie, BP 5366 Maârif, Casablanca, Morocco (institutional address; updated 9 Jan 2013)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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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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