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Northwest Africa 5840
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5840
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5840
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 33.8 g
Classification
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Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1730 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 306:
Origin or pseudonym:Sahara
Date:July 27, 2008
Mass (g):33.76
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Weathering grade:W2
Magnetic suscept.:4.75
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):6.7
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Coll. Knöfel
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)
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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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