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Northwest Africa 7088
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7088
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7088
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 72 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  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)
Comments: Approved 2 May 2012
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Writeup from MB 100:

Northwest Africa 7088 (NWA 7088)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2011

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL5/6)

Petrography: Breccia consisting of LL-type lithic fragments set in a bright and more fine-grained LL-type matrix. There are very few dark fragments that represent melt.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1616:
Place of purchase:St. Marie aux Mines, France
Date:P 2011
Mass (g):72
Pieces:1
Class:LL5/6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):29.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.1
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):17.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Mr. Hanno Strufe
Comments:breccia; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6984 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2008 unapproved names)

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