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Northwest Africa 706
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 706
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 706
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 209 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL3.7
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  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:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 174:
Origin or pseudonym:Foum Zguid
Date:2000
Mass (g):209
Class:LL3.7
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):16.3
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA) and M. Skirdji (Chemin de la Touviere, 38330 St. Nazaire Les Eymes, France
Type spec mass (g):20
Main mass:M. Skirdji
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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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