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Northwest Africa 5461
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5461
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5461
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 136.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10273 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 12 Feb 2009
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 117:
Place of purchase:Algeria
Date:2003
Mass (g):136.3
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):20.0±0.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.2±0.9
Magnetic suscept.:4.6
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):27
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Labenne
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1110 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)

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