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Northwest Africa 5407
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5407
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5407
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 564 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  L5-imb
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 45:
State/Prov/County:Guelmime
Date:Jun-2008
Mass (g):564
Pieces:1
Class:L5-imb
Shock stage:S2-S5
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.3-24.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):31.9
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:GHupé
Comments:Shock darkened & melted zones
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)
GHupé: Gregory M. Hupé, 9003 Placid Lakes Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852, United States; Website (private address)
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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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