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Northwest Africa 8506
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8506
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8506
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 192 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 3 Aug 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Morocco, Bou Kra region
Date:P March 2014
Mass (g):192
Pieces:1
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):27±0.7 (26.1-28.2, n=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8±4.8 (6.1-24.5, n=31)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7±1 (0.3-3.4, n=31)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):23.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Tomasz Jakubowski, Jarkko Kettunen, Marek Wozniak
Comments:plagioclase grain size about 2 µm; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional 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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