header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 6 Oct 2021
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 5301
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5301
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5301
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 61 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7220 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 16 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 33:
State/Prov/County:Tagounite
Date:Jul-2007
Mass (g):61
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):12.2
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:PMani
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
PMani: Philip Mani, 20726 Stone Oak Parkway, Suite 116, San Antonio, TX 78258 , United States (private address; updated 2 Jan 2010)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

Direct link to this page