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Northwest Africa 5412
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5412
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5412
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 476 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11296 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 23 Apr 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Los Angeles
Date:P April 2002
Mass (g):476.4
Pieces:63
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.0 ± 0.5
Classifier:Alan Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):21.24
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Sean Tutorow
Comments:Submitted by S.Tutorow
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7296 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1980 unapproved names)

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