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Northwest Africa 5661
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5661
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5661
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 40 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10981 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 27 Oct 2014
Data from:
  MB103
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Place of purchase:Munich
Date:P 2005
Mass (g):40
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.0
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:M. Ivanova, Vernad, J. Popova (MSUR)
Type spec mass (g):8.0
Type spec location:Vernad.
Main mass:Harald Stehlik
Comments:Field name is STH 168; analyst N.N. Kononkova (Vernad); submitted by C. Lorenz
Institutions
   and collections
MSUR: Department of Geology, Moscow State University, Vorobjovy Gory, Moscow, 119899, Russia (institutional address; updated 1 Mar 2011)
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 6916 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2027 unapproved names)

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