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Northwest Africa 5107
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5107
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5107
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 21 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1613 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 7 Jul 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2001
Mass (g):21
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.1
Wollastonite (mol%):2
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU; P. Sipiera, PSF
Type spec mass (g):5
Type spec location:FMNH
Main mass:Finder
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Part of a possible strewn field.; submitted by P. Sipiera
Institutions
   and collections
FMNH: Department of Geology The Field Museum of Natural History 1400 South Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60605-2496, USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Nov 2011)
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2035 unapproved names)

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