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Northwest Africa 836
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 836
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 836
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 3.66 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6721 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 44:
Origin or pseudonym:Mahbes
Date:27 Nov 2000
Latitude:27°23.30'N
Longitude:9°01.04'W
Mass (g):3660
Pieces:41
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.0
Classifier:A. Greshake (MNB) and M. Kurz (Kurz)
Type spec mass (g):25.2
Type spec location:MNB
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 23'N, 9° 1'W)
     Recommended::   (27° 23' 18"N, 9° 1' 2"W)
Note: the NHM and MetBase coordinates are 0.6 km apart

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 90 approved meteorites from Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara
     This is 1 of 220 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 19 unapproved names)
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