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Northwest Africa 5954
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5954
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5954
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 540 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  EL6
Recommended:  EL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 120 approved meteorites classified as EL6.   [show all]
Search for other: EL chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2005
Mass (g):540
Pieces:1
Class:EL6
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:W4
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:J. Zipfel (Senck)
Type spec mass (g):26.0
Type spec location:Senck
Main mass:Stehlik
Comments:ferroan alabandite present.; submitted by J. Zipfel
Institutions
   and collections
Senck: SENCKENBERG Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum Frankfurt Senckenberganlage 25 60325 Frankfurt am Main Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 4 Apr 2011)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7320 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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