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Northwest Africa 1591
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1591
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1591
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 255 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  LL5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL5-6
Recommended:  LL5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 59 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:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 189:
Origin or pseudonym:Tagounite
Date:2001
Mass (g):254.8
Pieces:1
Class:LL5-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):28.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.7
Classifier:J. Zipfel, MPI
Type spec mass (g):24.2
Main mass:R. and A. Adnane
Comments:sv
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MPI: Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie, Abteilung Kosmochemie, Postfach 3060, D-55020 Mainz, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 7 Nov 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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