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Northwest Africa 1937
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1937
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1937
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 42.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  LL5/6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5/6
Recommended:  LL5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 62 approved meteorites classified as LL5/6.   [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 93:
Place of purchase:Rissani
Date:P Jun 2003
Mass (g):42.8
Pieces:1
Class:LL5/6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):28.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.5
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):8.9
Type spec location:ASU
Main mass:MFarmer
Institutions
   and collections
ASU: Center for Meteorite Studies, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287-1404, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
MFarmer: Michael Farmer, P.O. Box 86059, Tucson, AZ 85754-6059, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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