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Northwest Africa 5495
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5495
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5495
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1100 g
Classification
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Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2698 approved meteorites 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 14 Feb 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2007
Mass (g):1100
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):30.3±0.3, n=13
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.6±0.2, n=13
Wollastonite (mol%):2.3±0.3, n=13
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):30.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marcin Cimala
Comments:plagioclase grain size about 60 µm; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106, in preparation (2017)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6325 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2026 unapproved names)

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