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Northwest Africa 2138
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2138
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2138
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 144 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  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)
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 24:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2003
Mass (g):144
Pieces:1
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):27.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):23
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Olsen
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
Olsen: Unknown person (private address; updated 17 Apr 2009)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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