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Northwest Africa 5598

Stone, chondrite, LL6, S3, W1
Northwest Africa
Find: 2007
TKW: >212.90 g
Endcut: 179.92 g

This meteorite was purchased at the St. Marie aux Mines Mineral Fair in June 2008 from a Moroccan seller as an “eucritic achondrite”. In the classification at the MNB the specimen was recognized as an ordinary shocked LL6 chondrite. The meteorite has been classified by the Institute of Mineralogy at the Museum of Natural History / Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany, and published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 47.

Inventory #

B-244

Date

October 4, 2015

Category

Chondrites, Finds, Stones