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Northwest Africa 1899
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1899
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1899
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 69 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  LL4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL4
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 368 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)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 66:
Origin or pseudonym:Probably Morocco
Date:2002
Mass (g):69
Pieces:2
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):28.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.7
Classifier:R. Greenwood, Open
Type spec mass (g):13.5
Main mass:MFranco
Finder:MFranco
Institutions
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MFranco: Michel Franco (of Caillou Noir), 100 Chemin des Campenes 74400 Les Praz de Chamonix, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7320 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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