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Northwest Africa 5764
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5764
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5764
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 502 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  LL6 (breccia)
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2807 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: Polymict breccia with L4 clasts
Approved 23 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 74:
State/Prov/County:Algeria
Date:6/25/1905 [sic]
Mass (g):2003
Pieces:Find
Class:LL6 (breccia)
Shock stage:s2-s4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):31.5 ± 0.6- 25.5 ±0.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):26.5 ± 0.4- 22.2 ± 0.3
Classifier:M. Bourot- Denise, MU-MP
Type spec mass (g):22.4
Type spec location:MNHN
Main mass:R. Lenssen
Comments:Breccia, contains clasts of L4 chondrite
Institutions
   and collections
MNHN: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1113 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)

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