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Northwest Africa 309
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 309
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 309
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 308 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 86  (2002)  L5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8222 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)
Data from:
  MB86
  Table 6
  Line 12:
Origin or pseudonym:-
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P Apr 2001
Mass (g):308
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.8
Classifier:A. Rubin (UCLA)
Type spec mass (g):67
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Bessey
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Bessey: Dean Bessey ,P.O. Box 40810, Glenfield, Auckland 1310 , New Zealand; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 86, MAPS 37, A157-A184 (2002)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8136 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1942 unapproved names)

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