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Northwest Africa 7566
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7566
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7566
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 51 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  LL3-6
Recommended:  LL3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 28 approved meteorites classified as LL3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 12 Dec 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):51
Pieces:1
Class:LL3-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):29.5 (type 3 range 0.2-36.8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.1 (type 3 range 1.8-23.8)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):17.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Stefan Ralew
Comments:The overall light-grayish meteorite is a breccia of equilibrated and unequilibrated (3-6) LL-type fragments, with sparse cryptocrystalline melt clasts.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstra├če 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6752 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2052 unapproved names)

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