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Northwest Africa 2165
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2165
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2165
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 57.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  L5/6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5/6
Recommended:  L5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 175 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)
Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 108:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco (Desert)
Date:Apr 2003
Mass (g):57.1
Pieces:1
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.9
Classifier:H.Chennaoui Aoudjehane, UHAC, M. Denise, MNHNP, A. Jambon, UPVI
Type spec mass (g):11.9
Type spec location:UHAC
Main mass:L. Baidder (Maroc)
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
UPVI: Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI),Case 110, 4 Place Jussieu, 75005 Paris, France (institutional address; updated 5 Oct 2014)
UHAC: Universite Hassan II Casablanca, Faculte des Sciences Ain Chock, Departement de Géologie, BP 5366 Maârif, Casablanca, Morocco (institutional address; updated 9 Jan 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1417 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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