header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 27 Nov 2022
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 15046
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 15046
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 15046
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2022
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 847 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8487 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)
Comments: Approved 20 Jun 2022
Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Algeria
Date:P 2022
Mass (g):847
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.3±0.1 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.5±0.2 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.1 (n=5)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):27.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Boulaouane Taleb Ahmed
Finder:Algeria
Comments:Dark brownish fragment partly covered with fusion crust. The plagioclase grain size is about 30 µm.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 111, in preparation (2022)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8745 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1880 unapproved names)

Direct link to this page