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Northwest Africa 12851
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12851
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12851
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 245 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 108  (2020)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1715 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 9 Aug 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Genova
Date:P May 2018
Mass (g):245
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.4±0.3 (n=14)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.6±2.5 (n=11)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.2
Classifier:V. Moggi Cecchi, G. Pratesi, MSN-FI
Type spec mass (g):25.6
Type spec location:MSN-FI
Main mass:Castellano
Finder:Anonymous
Comments:Submitted by Vanni Moggi Cecchi
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MSN-FI: MUSEO DI STORIA NATURALE DELL'UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DI FIRENZE Via Giorgio La Pira, 4 – 50121 FIRENZE, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108 (2020) Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 55, 1146-1150
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7655 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

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