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Northwest Africa 2557
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2557
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2557
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 18.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  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 3 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 26:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco/Algeria
Date:May 2004
Mass (g):18.7
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.73
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):4.4
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Bilet
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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