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Northwest Africa 2266
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2266
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2266
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 33.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L3.8-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.8-6
Recommended:  L3.8-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites classified as L3.8-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 151:
Origin or pseudonym:Algeria
Date:1 Mar 2001
Latitude:28°45'N
Longitude:7°35'W
Mass (g):33.9
Pieces:1
Class:L3.8-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.5±8
Ferrosilite (mol%):23±13
Classifier:A. Seddiki, Université d'Oran, Es-Sénia, Algeria, and Universitè Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France; B. Moine, J.Y. Cottin, Universitè Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France. V. Sautter, J.P. Lorand, M. Denise, MNHNP)
Type spec mass (g):21.1
Main mass:MNHNP
Comments:br; Note omitted from MB89 by accident:
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. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (28° 45'N, 7° 35'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 33 approved meteorites from Tindouf, Algeria (plus 1 impact crater)
     This is 1 of 1008 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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