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Northwest Africa 5395
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5395
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5395
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 123 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10924 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 11 Jun 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1243:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2006
Mass (g):123
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.8
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:F. Kuntz
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; 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 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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