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Northwest Africa 7538
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7538
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7538
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 826 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  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 25 Jun 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2012 Mar
Mass (g):826
Pieces:1
Class:LL5/6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):28.5±0.5 (n=26)
Ferrosilite (mol%):23±0.5 (n=15)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:A. and H. Hmani
Comments:Submitted by K. Metzler
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Hmani: A. Hmani Moroccan Imports, 13 rue Jules Hardouin Mansart, 92600 Asnières, France (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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