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Northwest Africa 4208
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4208
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4208
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 423 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  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 28 Mar 2007
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 2
  Line 224:
Place of purchase:St. Marie aux Mine, France
Date:2003 Jun 25
Mass (g):423
Pieces:1
Class:L4/5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2-3
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):21
Classifier:A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):14
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Private collector
Comments:Sv
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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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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