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Northwest Africa 1508
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1508
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1508
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 502 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  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)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 129:
Place of purchase:Munich
Date:P Oct 2001
Mass (g):502
Pieces:1
Class:L5-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9
Classifier:Bart
Type spec mass (g):23.1
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:U. Eger
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8037 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1947 unapproved names)

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