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Northwest Africa 7579
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7579
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7579
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 264 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L6-melt breccia
Recommended:  L6-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 48 approved meteorites classified as L6-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 4 Jul 2013
Data from:
  MB102
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Place of purchase:Ensisheim, France
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):264
Pieces:1
Class:L6-melt breccia
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.5
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):24.0
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:Unmelted fragments are L6, S4. The meteorite consists of partly to completely melted clasts within an unmelted L6 groundmass.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstra├če 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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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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