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Northwest Africa 8485
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8485
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8485
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 340 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  LL4
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 361 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 10 Jul 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Rissani, Morocco
Date:P 2002
Mass (g):340
Pieces:3
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):27.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):22.7
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Harald Stehlik
Comments:Field name is H14; analyst N.N. Kononkova (Vernad); submitted by C. A. Lorenz
Institutions
   and collections
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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