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Northwest Africa 5678
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5678
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5678
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 517 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  LL4-6
Recommended:  LL4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites classified as LL4-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Nov 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):517
Pieces:2
Class:LL4-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):29.5±0.2 (n=10); 29.6±0.2 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.3±3.7 (14.1-23.8, n=21); 23.7±0.4 (n=13)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9±1.6 (0.2-4.1, n=21); 2.5±0.9 (n=13)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Mirko Graul
Comments:Chondritic breccia with LL4 to LL6 clasts in a fine-grained clastic matrix. Plagioclase grain size in LL5 clasts is about 25 um and in LL6 clasts about 70 um.; 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 8580 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1884 unapproved names)

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