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Northwest Africa 5813
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5813
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5813
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1363 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1615 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 3 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 279:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:Spring 2006
Mass (g):1363
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):22.2-25.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):7.8-22.9
Magnetic suscept.:4.58
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Mader, Kiel
Type spec mass (g):20.0
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Anonymous
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut f├╝r Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universit├Ąt Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1402 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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