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Northwest Africa 512
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 512
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 512
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Mali
Mass:help 8 kg
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L4
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L4
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1709 approved meteorites (plus 24 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 145:
Origin or pseudonym:Terhazza 001
Place of purchase:Rissani
Date:1999
Latitude:~23°36'N
Longitude:~5°00'W
Mass (g):>8000
Pieces:>15
Class:L4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3/4
Fayalite (mol%):24
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5
Classifier:A. Bischoff (Mün) and R. Bartoschewitz (Bart)
Type spec mass (g):91
Main mass:anonymous buyer
Institutions
   and collections
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Mali
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (23° 36'N, 5° 0'W)
     Recommended::   (23° 36'N, 5° 0'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5 approved meteorites from Tombouctou, Mali
     This is 1 of 54 approved meteorites from Mali (plus 1 unapproved name)
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Synonymshelp: Terhazza 001 (From MetBase)

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