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Northwest Africa 1788
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1788
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1788
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 35.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L3.8-5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.8-5
Recommended:  L3.8-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites classified as L3.8-5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 278:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2001
Mass (g):35.4
Pieces:1
Class:L3.8-5
Shock stage:S3/4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):22-27.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):21-23.4
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):35.4
Main mass:MNHNP
Comments:br
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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