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Northwest Africa 980
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 980
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 980
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.16 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL3.7
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  LL3.7
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL3.7
Recommended:  LL3.7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 29 approved meteorites classified as LL3.7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 83:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 1 Aug 2001
Mass (g):2164
Pieces:1
Class:LL3.7
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):27.7 ± 7.0
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):30
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:purchaser
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Shinishi Kato   
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jean bernard Delbauve   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2027 unapproved names)

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