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Northwest Africa 5728
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5728
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5728
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 76 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2749 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1277:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2008
Mass (g):76
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):27.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8
Classifier:T. Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):15.5
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Tutrow
Comments:Type specimen mass includes 0.5 g used in thin section preparation.; submitted by Bunch
Institutions
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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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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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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