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Northwest Africa 5872
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5872
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5872
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 387 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  L/LL4
Recommended:  L/LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 20 approved meteorites classified as L/LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 4-7), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 338:
Origin or pseudonym:Algeria/Morocco
Date:May 2006
Mass (g):387
Pieces:11
Class:L/LL4
Weathering grade:W2
Magnetic suscept.:4.32-4.58
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):21.3
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:GiPo
Comments:Magnetic susceptibility intermediate between L and LL
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6984 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2008 unapproved names)

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