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Northwest Africa 1699
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1699
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1699
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 350 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L4/5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4/5
Recommended:  L4/5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 74 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L4/5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 236:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P Mar 2002
Mass (g):350.0
Pieces:1
Class:L4/5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):21
Classifier:V. Moggi Cecchi and G. Pratesi, MSP
Type spec mass (g):34.9
Main mass:MChin
Institutions
   and collections
MSP: Museo di Scienze Planetarie, Via Galcianese 20/H, 59100 Prato, Italy, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 5 Mar 2014)
MChin: Matteo Chinellato, Via Triestina, 126/A-30030 Tessera, Venezia, Italy; Website (private 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 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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