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Northeast Africa 005
Basic information Name: Northeast Africa 005
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NEA 005
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 95 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7227 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 12 Dec 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Illizi
Date:2000 Dec 12
Latitude:27°23.28'N
Longitude:9°1.04'E
Mass (g):95
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:plagioclase grain size about 20 µm; This meteorite had been provisionally named NWA 834; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (27° 23' 17"N, 9° 1' 2"E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Illizi, Algeria
     This is 1 of 1140 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Northwest Africa 834 (Provisional name abolished)
NWA 834 (Provisional name abolished)

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