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Northwest Africa 2586
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2586
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2586
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 24.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7220 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 47:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco/Algeria
Date:November 2004
Mass (g):24.3
Pieces:2
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.84-4.97
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):4.8
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Gehler
Comments:Melt pools
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Gehler: A. Gehler, D-37075 Göttingen, Germany , Germany (private address; updated 10 Jun 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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