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Northwest Africa 4560
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4560
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4560
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 400 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  LL3.2
Recommended:  LL3.2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites classified as LL3.2.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 25 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 180:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2006
Mass (g):400
Pieces:5
Class:LL3.2
Fayalite (mol%):6.7-32.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.4-27.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8
Classifier:Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):21.1
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Cimala
Comments:Cr2O3 in olivine mean = 0 17 wt%
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8495 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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