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Northwest Africa 8189
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8189
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8189
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 557 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  L5/6
Recommended:  L5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 187 approved meteorites classified as L5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 4 Feb 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):557
Pieces:3
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.9±0.6 (23-26; n=18)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9±0.4 (20.5-22; n=19)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:S. Decker
Comments:Contains shock veins; submitted by K. Metzler
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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 7320 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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