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Northwest Africa 5701
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5701
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5701
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 708 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 705 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 1 Nov 2015
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):708
Pieces:2
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W0/1
Fayalite (mol%):16.7±8.6 (2.7-32.3, n=24)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.9±8.1 (1.9-31.3, n=26)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7±0.7 (0.2-2.8, n=26)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):25.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Carsten Giessler
Comments:Chondritic breccia with type 3 fragments containing chondrules ~0.7 mm in diameter in a fine-grained matrix of chondrule and mineral fragments and FeNi metal.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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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 Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Achim Sven Faforke Photo added 26 May 2017
Gregor H.   
Mark Vornhusen   
METEORITES AUSTRALIA   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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