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Northwest Africa 2554
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2554
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2554
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1320 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  L4-6
Recommended:  L4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 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 13 Dec 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora/Morocco
Date:P April 2002
Mass (g):1320
Pieces:1
Class:L4-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):21±2
Classifier:Bischoff A., Sokol A., Niemeier M., IfP
Type spec mass (g):30
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Anonymous
Finder:Anonymous
Comments:Shock veins; breccia w. fragments of various petrologic types; submitted by Bischoff A.
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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. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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