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Northwest Africa 5398
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5398
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5398
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 270 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11584 approved meteorites (plus 6 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 16 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 40:
State/Prov/County:Morocco
Date:Jun-05
Mass (g):269.9
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.0
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:J. Miller
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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