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NWA 4796 L4-6 Chondrite Meteorite Individual weighing 7.92g

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NWA 4796 L4-6 Chondrite Meteorite Individual weighing 7.92g

 

Northwest Africa 4796
Basic informationName: Northwest Africa 4796
This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4796
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.56 kg
Classification
history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:MB 93  (2008)L4-6
Recommended:  L4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L4-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondritesL chondrites (type 4-7)Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)

Comments:Approved 6 Mar 2008
Data from:
MB93
Table 2
Line 115:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:May 2006
Mass (g):2559
Pieces:5
Class:L4-6 brecciated
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5
Classifier:R. Pickard, P. Williams and M. Clissold, BORF
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:AMusS
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:Fknutz, Montbelaird, France. Likely paired with NWA 869