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Northwest Africa 5660
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5660
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5660
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 50 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11580 approved meteorites (plus 10 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 27 Oct 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich
Date:P 2005
Mass (g):50
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S6
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:D. Badjukov (Vernad.)
Type spec mass (g):14.7
Type spec location:Vernad.
Main mass:Harald Stehlik
Comments:melt veins with majorite and ringwoodite; Field name is STH 153; submitted by C. Lorenz
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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