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Northwest Africa 5131
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5131
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5131
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 533 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  LL7
Recommended:  LL7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 85 approved meteorites classified as LL7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 25 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 212:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2007
Mass (g):533
Pieces:1
Class:LL7
Fayalite (mol%):29.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.7
Wollastonite (mol%):2
Classifier:Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:PSF
Comments:No chondrules
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)
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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 8559 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1896 unapproved names)

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