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Northwest Africa 5253
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5253
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5253
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 90 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11582 approved meteorites (plus 10 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 12 Feb 2009
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 96:
Place of purchase:Munich
Date:2005
Mass (g):90
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7
Classifier:C. Lorenz and N. Kononkova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):18
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Stehlik
Institutions
   and collections
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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