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Northwest Africa 2197
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2197
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2197
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 293 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  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:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 130:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:Jan 2002
Mass (g):293
Pieces:1
Class:LL3.7
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):9.0-23.0
Classifier:A. Rubin,
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UCLA
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. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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