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Northwest Africa 7176
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7176
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7176
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 160.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 710 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 21 Feb 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1657:
State/Prov/County:Saguia el Hamra
Origin or pseudonym:gravel plain
Date:2 Nov 2010
Latitude:26°00'37.54"N
Longitude:10°20'10.25"W
Mass (g):160.1
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):21.3 (n=18; PMD=28.4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.9 (n=12; PMD=37.4)
Classifier:Jochen Schlüter, Hamb
Type spec mass (g):38.6
Type spec location:Hamb
Main mass:S. Buhl, Hamb
Finder:Sidi Abeidi
Comments:Submitted by Jochen Schlüter
Institutions
   and collections
Hamb: Mineralogisches Museum, Universität of Hamburg, Grindelallee 48, D-20146 Hamburg, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 22 Feb 2013)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (26° 0' 38"N, 10° 20' 10"W)

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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