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Northwest Africa 064
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 064
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 064
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 13.7 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 6319 approved meteorites (plus 3 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [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 32:
Origin or pseudonym:near Algerian border
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 9 Aug 2000
Mass (g):13.7 kg
Pieces:several
Class:L5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.3
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):98
Main mass:buyer
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Photos from the Encyclopedia of Meteorites:
Don Edwards   
Hanno Strufe   
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    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Brice D. Hornback   
Dirk Hohmann   
Gerald Armstrong   
Michael S. Scherman   
Phil Schmitz      
Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6588 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2020 unapproved names)

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