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Northwest Africa 5462
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5462
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5462
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 1200 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2803 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 12 Feb 2009
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 118:
Place of purchase:Algeria
Date:Feb-03
Mass (g):1200
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):30.8+0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):26.3+0.1
Magnetic suscept.:3.46
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Labenne
Comments:Veins of melted silicates
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1088 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)

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