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Nouakchott
Basic information Name: Nouakchott
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: There is no official abbreviation for this meteorite.
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Mauritania
Mass:help 309 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7171 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 Feb 2016
Revised 10 Apr 2016: Corrected name: 001 is the synonym, not the official name
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Trarza
Date:2008 Feb 6
Latitude:18°6'18.36"N
Longitude:15°7'58.5"W
Mass (g):309
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):22.7±0.3 (N=2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.8±0.1 (N=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2±0.1 (N=2)
Magnetic suscept.:4.91
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):28
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:L. Garnier
Finder:L. Garnier
Comments:A single full oriented stone.; submitted by J. Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography:

Mauritania
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (18° 6' 18"N, 15° 7' 59"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 2 approved meteorites from Trarza, Mauritania
     This is 1 of 145 approved meteorites from Mauritania (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)
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Synonymshelp: Nouakchott 001 (Created by NomCom when named)

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