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Northwest Africa 8695
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8695
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8695
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 135 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  LL4-6
Recommended:  LL4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 69 approved meteorites classified as LL4-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 13 Dec 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim/France
Date:P 14 June 2012
Mass (g):135
Pieces:1
Class:LL4-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2-3
Fayalite (mol%):29.9±0.5 (n=20)
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.4±3.4 (n=20)
Classifier:Bischoff A. and Weyrauch M., IfP
Type spec mass (g):22.0
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Anonymous
Finder:Anonymous
Comments:Breccia w. fragments of various petrologic types; a few unequilibrated pyroxenes in some type 4 fragments; submitted by Bischoff A.
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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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 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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