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Northwest Africa 5133
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5133
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5133
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 235 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8298 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 25 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 214:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2007
Mass (g):235
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Fayalite (mol%):24.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1
Classifier:Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):25
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:PSF
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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