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Northwest Africa 4680
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4680
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4680
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 3.83 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  L4-6
Recommended:  L4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 47 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 24 Jul 2007
Data from:
  MB92
  Table 2
  Line 122:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:Nov-2006
Mass (g):3830
Pieces:1
Class:L4-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5
Classifier:Pickard, Williams and McKinnon
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:AMAS
Main mass:Bessey
Comments:Brecciated
Institutions
   and collections
AMAS: Australian Museum, 6 College Street, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2011)
Bessey: Dean Bessey ,P.O. Box 40810, Glenfield, Auckland 1310 , New Zealand; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 92, MAPS 42, 1647-1694 (2007)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8495 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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