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Northwest Africa 5559
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5559
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5559
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 64.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2754 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) 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 21 Apr 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1252:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim, France
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):64.5
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W0/1
Fayalite (mol%):27.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.6
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):16.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marc Jost
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)
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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 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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