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Northwest Africa 2433
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2433
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2433
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 24 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L3.9
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L3.9
Recommended:  L3.9    [explanation]

This is 1 of 29 approved meteorites classified as L3.9.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 245:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2004
Mass (g):24
Pieces:1
Class:L3.9
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.4-25.6
Classifier:Ted Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):5.3
Type spec location:NAU
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2035 unapproved names)

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