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Northwest Africa 1546
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1546
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1546
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 500 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 91  (2007)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7227 approved meteorites (plus 4 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)
Comments: Approved 28 Mar 2007
Data from:
  MB91
  Table 2
  Line 60:
Place of purchase:Zagor, Morocco
Date:2000
Mass (g):500
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, Bart, microprobe-support by P. Appel and B. Mader, Kiel
Type spec mass (g):22.1
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Bart
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 91, MAPS 42, 413-466 (2007)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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