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Northwest Africa 5486
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5486
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5486
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 142 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11525 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 51:
State/Prov/County:Erfoud
Date:Jun-2008
Mass (g):142
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.0
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.5
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:GHupé
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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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Gerald Armstrong   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7727 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

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