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Northwest Africa 5759
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5759
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5759
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1932 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1646 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 22 Oct 2015
Data from:
  MB104
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Place of purchase:Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, France
Date:P 2008 Jun 26
Mass (g):1932
Pieces:8
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1-2
Fayalite (mol%):26.2±0.9 (n=29)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.8±5.8 (n=29)
Classifier:A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by K. Metzler (IfP)
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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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 7271 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1984 unapproved names)

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