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Northwest Africa 5862
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5862
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5862
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 6.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  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 3 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 328:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:May 2009
Mass (g):6.9
Pieces:1.0
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.65
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):1.4
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Anon
Comments:Melt veins
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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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1394 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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