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Northwest Africa 12465
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12465
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12465
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 5.51 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 108  (2020)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2843 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 4 Feb 2019
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Northwest Africa 12465 (NWA 12465)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2018 Feb

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

Physical characteristics: Crusted stone. Cut surface reveals light grey interiorwith fresh metal.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa29.5±2.3 (n=3), NiO=0.02±0.02wt%, PMD=7%, range 27.9-32.7, Cr2O3in ferroan olivine=0.04±0.03wt%, n=3. Low-ca pyroxene Fs23.6±0.5 range Fs23.1-24.2Wo0.9±0.1, range 0.8-1.3 (n=2)

Specimens: 6.2 g and a polished section at CEREGE. Main mass with Abdelhanine Zagmout

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2018 Feb
Mass (g):5505
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):29.5±2.3 (n=3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.6±0.5 (n=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.1
Magnetic suscept.:4.27
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, L. Krämer Ruggiu, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Abdelhanine Zagmout
Comments:Work name ZAG7; submitted by Lisa Krämer Ruggiu
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108 (2020) Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 55, 1146-1150
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8138 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1941 unapproved names)

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