header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 14 Oct 2020
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Include past classifications in search
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 3362
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3362
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3362
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 741 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  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 3 Feb 2005
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 215:
Place of purchase:Dortmund
Date:Oct 2000
Mass (g):741
Pieces:1
Class:L4-6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):19
Classifier:Niemeier, Jording, and A. Bischoff
Type spec mass (g):30
Type spec location:Mun
Comments:Updated 26 Jul 2007: shock veins, breccia, shock darkening
Institutions
   and collections
Mun: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

Direct link to this page