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Northwest Africa 8518
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8518
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8518
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 188 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  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 20 Sep 2014
Data from:
  MB103
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Place of purchase:St. Marie, France
Date:P 2014
Mass (g):188
Pieces:1
Class:L6-melt breccia
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):24.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):23.0
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Harald Stehlik
Comments:Breccia of L6 clasts and melted and recrystallized regions. The latter typically contain FeNi metal and sulfide spherules. Plagioclase grains size in L6 fragments is about 60 um.; 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)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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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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