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Northwest Africa 5027
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5027
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5027
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 4.5 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  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)
Comments: Approved 6 Mar 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 2
  Line 189:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco/Denver, CO
Date:2007
Mass (g):4500
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.5 ± 0.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.0 ± 0.4
Wollastonite (mol%):2.5 ± 0.6
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):37
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:Morgan
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
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. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Edward Krikorian   
Gerald Armstrong   
Michael S. Scherman   
Robert Zdancewicz   
The Wilcox Collection of Meteorites   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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