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Northwest Africa 5268
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5268
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5268
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 197 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2861 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 26 Oct 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2006
Mass (g):197
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):31.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.7
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):197
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Christian Angerer
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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André Knöfel Photo added 20 Oct 2022
Gerald Armstrong Photo added 20 Oct 2022
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8777 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1879 unapproved names)

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