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Northwest Africa 3012
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3012
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3012
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 4.17 kg
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 190:
Origin or pseudonym:Algeria or Morroco
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:Oct 2000
Mass (g):4168
Pieces:many
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):28.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.3
Classifier:Deon van Niekerk,
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:Hawai'i Institute for Geophysics and Planetology (SOEST), University of Hawai'i, Manoa, USA
Comments:Co in kamacite = 1.87%
Catalogs:
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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