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Northwest Africa 5964
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5964
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5964
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 105 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  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 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 353:
Place of purchase:Tucson Gem Show
Date:February 2004
Mass (g):105
Pieces:1
Class:L3-6
Fayalite (mol%):Host-24.2 ± 0.5 melt-15.0 ± 4.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):n.d.
Classifier:M. Hutson, A. Ruzicka, K. Hauver Cascadia
Type spec mass (g):94.3
Type spec location:Cascadia
Main mass:Cascadia
Comments:Has a large shock melt clast, large recrystallized clasts, coarse grained igneous clasts
Institutions
   and collections
Cascadia: Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory, Portland State University, Department of Geology, Room 17 Cramer Hall, 1721 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 28 Oct 2011)
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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 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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