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Northwest Africa 5418
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5418
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5418
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 12.8 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11551 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 27 May 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 48:
State/Prov/County:Tucson, USA
Date:2006
Mass (g):12,800
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3/4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.26
Classifier:J. Schlueter, Hamb
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:Hamb
Main mass:Wuthenau
Comments:Sample for examination: 242 g
Institutions
   and collections
Hamb: Mineralogisches Museum, Universit├Ąt of Hamburg, Grindelallee 48, D-20146 Hamburg, Germany; Website (institutional address; updated 22 Feb 2013)
Wuthenau: No contact information provided. (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 7820 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1971 unapproved names)

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