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Northwest Africa 5809
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5809
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5809
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 734 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  H/L5
Recommended:  H/L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8 approved meteorites classified as H/L5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), H/L chondrites, H/L chondrites (type 4-7), 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 275:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco/Algeria
Date:2001
Mass (g):734
Pieces:1
Class:H/L5
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):20.2-21.1 av. 20.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.5-18.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.95
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Mader, Kiel
Type spec mass (g):20.0
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Anon
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 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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