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Northwest Africa 4843
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4843
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4843
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 120 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  LL3.8
Recommended:  LL3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 33 approved meteorites classified as LL3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 6 Mar 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 2
  Line 128:
Place of purchase:Rissani, Morocco
Date:Apr-2006
Mass (g):120
Pieces:1
Class:LL3.8
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.5-32
Ferrosilite (mol%):19-24.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:T. Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):21.4
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:PSF
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Franco Vignato   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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