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Northwest Africa 051
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 051
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 051
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 330 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1491 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 19:
Place of purchase:Tagounite
Latitude:29°55'N
Longitude:5°35'W
Mass (g):330
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):14
Main mass:Verish
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)
Verish: Robert Verish, Meteorite-Recovery Lab, P.O. Box 463084, Escondido, CA 92046, United States; Website (private address; updated 27 May 2009)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (29° 55'N, 5° 35'W)
     Recommended::   (29° 55'N, 5° 35'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 73 approved meteorites from Souss-Massa-Draâ, Morocco (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1219 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 11 unapproved names)
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