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Northwest Africa 5963
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5963
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5963
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 8.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7139 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 6 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 352:
Place of purchase:Midelt, Morocco
Date:July 2004
Mass (g):8200
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Fayalite (mol%):24.2 ± 0.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):n.d.
Classifier:M. Hutson, Cascadia
Type spec mass (g):46.3
Type spec location:Cascadia
Main mass:Carr
Institutions
   and collections
Cascadia: Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory, Portland State University, Department of Geology, Room 17 Cramer Hall, 1721 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 28 Oct 2011)
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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 7579 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1969 unapproved names)

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