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Northwest Africa 5373
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5373
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5373
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1443 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L-melt rock
Recommended:  L-melt rock    [explanation]

This is 1 of 35 approved meteorites classified as L-melt rock.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 2 Jan 2014
Data from:
  MB102
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):1443
Pieces:1
Class:L-melt rock
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Stefan Ralew
Comments:The black specimen is a melt breccia composed of recrystallized melt and severely shocked (S4) chondritic fragments of type L6.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstra├če 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2027 unapproved names)

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