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Northwest Africa 5554
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5554
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5554
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1634 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 680 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 1 Nov 2015
Data from:
  MB104
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Place of purchase:Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, France
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):1634
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):15.6±10.7 (1-37.3, n=37)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.2±7 (1.5-25, n=44)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8±1.2 (0.3-4.7, n=44)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):51
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marc Jost
Comments:Well defined chondrules of various petrological types ~0.7 mm in diameter in fine-grained matrix of chondrule and mineral fragments and FeNi metal.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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