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Northwest Africa 5727
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5727
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5727
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 336 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10981 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 21 Jan 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2008
Mass (g):336
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):22
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1
Classifier:Bunch
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Tutrow
Comments:shock melt breccia; submitted by Bunch
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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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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Jean-Michel Masson   
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1390 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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