header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Search Meteorites  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 19 Jun 2017
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
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 20 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:
  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: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Andreas Grünemeyer   
AR   
aranemac   
bphd               
Franco Vignato   
Gregor H.         
Jean-Michel Masson   
Konrad Andrä            
METEORITICON      
Mirko Graul         
Solar Anamnesis   
Woreczko Jan & Wadi   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5838 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2066 unapproved names)

Direct link to this page