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Northwest Africa 2248
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2248
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2248
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 40 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  LL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2858 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 175:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:P 3 Jan 2003
Mass (g):40
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):31.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):26.5
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP. Magnetic measurements by P. Rochette, CEREGE, Marseille
Type spec mass (g):9
Type spec location:MNHN
Comments:br; Ca-pyroxene: Fs10.4, Wo43.7
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)
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
MNHN: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8674 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1882 unapproved names)

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