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Northwest Africa 5802
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5802
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5802
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 51.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  LL6 (fragmental breccia)
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 23 Oct 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 269:
Origin or pseudonym:Amgala/Oum Dreyga region of Morocco
Date:May 2005
Mass (g):51.4
Pieces:1
Class:LL6 (fragmental breccia)
Fayalite (mol%):W1
Ferrosilite (mol%):27.1 ± 0.7
Wollastonite (mol%):22.7 ± 0.6
Magnetic suscept.:1.5 ± 0.3
Classifier:C. Herd, UAb
Type spec mass (g):14.9
Type spec location:UAb
Main mass:UAb
Comments:Purchased by B. Chatterton (UAb) from a dealer in Erfoud, Morocco
Institutions
   and collections
UAb: 1-26 Earth Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E3, Canada, Canada; Website (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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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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