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Northwest Africa 12373
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12373
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12373
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.54 kg
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Recommended:  L5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 188 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 1 Jan 2019
Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P Sept 2005
Mass (g):2538
Pieces:1
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.4±1.4 (n=6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8±0.4 (n=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.2 (n=3)
Classifier:R. Greenwood, OU
Type spec mass (g):120.1
Type spec location:OU
Main mass:Graham Ensor
Finder:Unknown
Comments:Submitted by Richard Greenwood
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OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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