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Northwest Africa 5873
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5873
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5873
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 575 g
Classification
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Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  L/LL6
Recommended:  L/LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 27 approved meteorites classified as L/LL6.   [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 339:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:April 2009
Mass (g):575
Pieces:1
Class:L/LL6
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.58
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):20.0
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Anon
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:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1390 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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