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Northwest Africa 4308
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4308
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4308
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 133.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L5-6
Recommended:  L5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 61 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 2 Feb 2015
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Baden, Austria
Date:P 2004
Mass (g):133.2
Pieces:1
Class:L5-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.8
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):23.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Breccia composed of L5 and L6 clasts. Plagioclase grain size in type 6 about 70 µm; plagioclase grain size in type 5 about 30 µm.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7552 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1969 unapproved names)

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