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Northwest Africa 2579
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2579
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2579
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 51.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  L6
Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 170 approved meteorites classified as L~6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Mar 2007
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 2
  Line 108:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2004
Mass (g):51.3
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.94
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, Bart
Type spec mass (g):10.4
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:HSSH
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
HSSH: Hanno Strufe, Langenbergstr. 32, 66954 Pirmasens, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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