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Northwest Africa 4037
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4037
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4037
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 300 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  L4-6
Recommended:  L4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 48 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L4-6.   [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 256:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2005
Mass (g):>300,000
Pieces:many
Class:L4-6
Shock stage:S3/4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.1-20.9
Classifier:A. Greshake and M. Kurz
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:MNB
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstra├če 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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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David L. Ribeca Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Michael Mulgrew Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8636 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1884 unapproved names)

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