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Northwest Africa 5399
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5399
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5399
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 62.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  L3.6
Recommended:  L3.6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 57 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 16 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 41:
State/Prov/County:Morocco
Date:Jun-05
Mass (g):62.5
Pieces:1
Class:L3.6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):2.2-23.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):9.4-16.0
Wollastonite (mol%):0.4-1.4
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):12.5
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:J. Miller
Comments:Olivine Cr2O3 0.02-0.08 wt%
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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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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