header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 14 Sep 2019
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 5118
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5118
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5118
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 21 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6528 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 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 83:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2001
Mass (g):21
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):22
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):5
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:location not given
Institutions
   and collections
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

Direct link to this page