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Northwest Africa 527
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 527
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 527
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 9.45 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5237 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7), L chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 156:
Place of purchase:M'Hamid
Date:P 8 Nov 2000
Mass (g):9452
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.6
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):187
Main mass:buyer
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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jean bernard Delbauve   
Krzysztof Nowak   
Michael S. Scherman   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 4268 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2445 unapproved names)

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