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Northwest Africa 4870
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4870
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4870
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 330 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 94  (2008)  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)
Comments: Approved 4 May 2008
Data from:
  MB94
  Table 2
  Line 78:
State/Prov/County:Erfoud
Date:July 2007
Mass (g):330
Pieces:1
Class:LL3.7
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):16-33;FeO/MnO = 58
Ferrosilite (mol%):23-26
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:NAU
Institutions
   and collections
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. 94, MAPS 43, 1551-1588 (2008)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6916 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2027 unapproved names)

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