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Northwest Africa 5038
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5038
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5038
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 710 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11582 approved meteorites (plus 10 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [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 195:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco/Denver, CO
Date:2007
Mass (g):710
Pieces:1
Class:L6 impact melt breccia
Shock stage:S4 impact melted
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):24.1
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:JNMC
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstra├če 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
JNMC: jnmczurich, P.O. Box 208, CH-8155 Niederhasli, Switzerland; Website (private address; updated 4 Feb 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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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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