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Northwest Africa 962
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 962
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 962
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 102 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  LL4-5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL4-5
Recommended:  LL4-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites classified as LL4-5.   [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 1:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:Jun 2001
Mass (g):102
Pieces:1
Class:LL4-5
Shock stage:S1-4
Fayalite (mol%):26.6-32.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.8-28.0
Classifier:M. E. Zolensky, JSC
Type spec mass (g):21.4
Main mass:Hupé
Comments:troilite, metal (Fe94Ni6 to Fe63Ni37) and plagioclase (Ab86An11Or3 to Ab76An17Or7); no diopside; ol: PMD 1-6%
Institutions
   and collections
JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
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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 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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