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Northwest Africa 5605
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5605
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5605
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 765 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 61:
State/Prov/County:Tagounite
Date:Jun-2006
Mass (g):765
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.1
Wollastonite (mol%):2.3
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:GHupé
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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