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Northwest Africa 5463
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5463
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5463
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 67.1 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 119:
Place of purchase:Talsint, Morocco
Date:May-07
Mass (g):67.1
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.9±0.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.6±0.3
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):22.6
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:PThomas
Comments:Paired with NWA 1766
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
PThomas: Philippe Thomas, Meteoritica, La Chave, 07690 St André en Vivarais, France (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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