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Northwest Africa 5811
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5811
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5811
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 360 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1613 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 277:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:August 22, 2008
Mass (g):360
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.6-27.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6-22.5
Magnetic suscept.:4.62
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Mader, Kiel
Type spec mass (g):20.8
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Coll. Knöfel
Comments:An9Or2-8
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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André Knöfel      
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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