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Northwest Africa 5466
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5466
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5466
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 688 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7170 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 Feb 2009
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 122:
Place of purchase:Algeria
Date:2003
Mass (g):688
Pieces:2
Class:L5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25+0.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.1 ± 1.1
Magnetic suscept.:4.58
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):25
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Franco
Comments:Pervasive shock blackening
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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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 1110 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)

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