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Northwest Africa 5411
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5411
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5411
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 198 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 795 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 23 Aug 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim, France
Date:P June 2008
Mass (g):198
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):16.8± 9.8 (2.6-35.3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.2±7.3 (1.9-22.9)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.7
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Mirko Graul
Comments:chondrule diameter (mean about 0.7 mm) and low metal content point to L type; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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André Knöfel Photo added 20 Oct 2022
Mirko Graul Photo added 20 Oct 2022
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8777 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1879 unapproved names)

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