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Northwest Africa 5507
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5507
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5507
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.5 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  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 14 Feb 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):2500
Pieces:many
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):13.4±11.1 (0.9-44.0, n=54)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.1±7.5 (2.3-33.4, n=26)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7±0.5 (0.3-2.9, n=26)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):26.9
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marcin Cimala
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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