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Northwest Africa 4098
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4098
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4098
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1470 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (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)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2005
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 301:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:Unknown
Mass (g):1470
Pieces:1
Class:L4/5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.6
Classifier:A. Greshake and M. Kurz
Type spec mass (g):21.4
Type spec location:MNB
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7005 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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