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Northwest Africa 6982
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6982
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6982
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 340 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2712 approved meteorites 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 23 Aug 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2011
Mass (g):340
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):29.8±0.3 (n=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.0±0.2 (n=15)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.2 (n=15)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:David Göttlich
Comments:breccia; plagioclase grain size about 80 µm; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6559 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2021 unapproved names)

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