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Northwest Africa 7612
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7612
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7612
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 193 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  LL4
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 357 approved meteorites classified as LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Jan 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
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Date:P 2011
Mass (g):193
Pieces:1
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):29.4-32.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.9-27.6
Classifier:S. Li, PMO
Type spec mass (g):29
Type spec location:PMO
Main mass:Zuokai Ke
Comments:Purchased by Ke Zuokai from a meteorite dealer.; submitted by W. Hsu
Institutions
   and collections
PMO: Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanjing, China (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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