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Northwest Africa 083
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 083
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 083
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 32 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL3.9
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  LL3.9
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL3.9
Recommended:  LL3.9    [explanation]

This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites classified as LL3.9.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 44:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 9 Aug 2000
Mass (g):32
Pieces:1
Class:LL3.9
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):28.4±5.0
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):2
Main mass:buyer
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. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Hanno Strufe   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7005 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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