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Northwest Africa 5205
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5205
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5205
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  LL3.2
Recommended:  LL3.2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites classified as LL3.2.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 25 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB113
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Classifier:Wittke and T. Bunch, NAU
Type spec location:NAU* type specimen now at UWB . 34 g including two polished thin sections at UWB; remainder with owner.
Comments:Work names 1191 and MC044, thin sections MC044
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 220:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2006
Mass (g):4000
Pieces:Many
Class:LL3.2
Fayalite (mol%):7.4-38.7
Classifier:Wittke and Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):34
Type spec location:NAU*
Main mass:Cimala
Institutions
   and collections
NAU*: Collection discontinued. Specimens redistributed as shown in individual meteorite records, United States (institutional address; updated 24 Jun 2024)
UWB: University of Washington, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 9 Oct 2023)
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 113, in preparation (2024)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 9790 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1854 unapproved names)

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