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Northwest Africa 3051
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3051
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3051
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1788 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 401:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2003
Mass (g):1788
Pieces:1
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.7
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):33
Main mass:Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; Website (private address)
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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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