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Northwest Africa 5288
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5288
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5288
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 360 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11277 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [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 104:
Place of purchase:Bou-Arfa, Morocco
Date:2002
Mass (g):360
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.1
Wollastonite (mol%):2
Classifier:C. Lorenz and N. Kononkova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Horst
Institutions
   and collections
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Horst: Burkard Horst, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1460 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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