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Northwest Africa 5429
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5429
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5429
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1998 or 1999
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 4.21 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L3-6
Recommended:  L3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as L3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 6 Oct 2011
Revised 27 Oct 2011: fixed mass
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1245:
Place of purchase:Southern France
Date:P late 1990s
Mass (g):4205
Pieces:1
Class:L3-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25±2.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.5±4
Classifier:A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):41
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Breccia containing type 6 and unequilibrated fragaments, shock veins.; submitted by Addi Bischoff
Institutions
   and collections
IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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