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Northwest Africa 2045
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2045
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2045
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 19 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  LL3
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:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 66:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2003
Mass (g):19
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):29.8-43.7 mean=35.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):mean=24.9
Classifier:V. Moggi Cecchi, MSP
Type spec mass (g):3.7
Comments:Olivine data suggest subtype 3.8/3.9
Institutions
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MSP: Museo di Scienze Planetarie, Via Galcianese 20/H, 59100 Prato, Italy, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 5 Mar 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Matteo Chinellato   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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