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Northwest Africa 5277
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5277
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5277
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 556 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 712 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 17 May 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1212:
Place of purchase:Baden, Austria
Date:P 2007
Mass (g):556
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):0.8-29.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.4-19.4
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):25.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Christian Anger
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstra├če 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Anger: Christian Anger, Korngasse 6, 2405 Bad Deutsch-Altenburg, Austria; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7483 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1994 unapproved names)

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