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Northwest Africa 1972
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1972
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1972
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 64.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  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:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 55:
Place of purchase:Rissani
Date:Jan 2003
Mass (g):64.2
Pieces:1
Class:LL5-6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):30
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.5
Classifier:A. Sokol, A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec mass (g):17
Comments:br, sv, fragments of impact melt br; (data±1 mol% EDS analyses)
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Mün: 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. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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