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Northwest Africa 5817
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5817
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5817
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 83.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7309 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [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 283:
Origin or pseudonym:Algeria/Morocco
Date:July 2006
Mass (g):83.4
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):22.6-23.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):8.9-20.1
Magnetic suscept.:4.47
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Mader, Kiel
Type spec mass (g):16.9
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Bart
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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