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Northwest Africa 2799
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2799
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2799
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1311 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 90  (2006)  LL6/7
Recommended:  LL6/7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites classified as LL6/7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Feb 2005
Data from:
  MB90
  Table 2
  Line 106:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2005
Mass (g):1311
Pieces:1
Class:LL6/7
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):29.7 ± 0.02
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.1 ± 0.02
Classifier:J. Wittke and T. Bunch
Type spec mass (g):21.3
Type spec location:NAU
Comments:Plag (An12Or5.1) 1 chondrule fragment per 1.4 cm2
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 90, MAPS 41, 1383-1418 (2006)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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