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Northwest Africa 5707
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5707
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5707
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 285 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  L3.8
Recommended:  L3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites classified as L3.8.   [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 71:
State/Prov/County:Morocco
Date:Feb-2006
Mass (g):285
Pieces:1
Class:L3.8
Fayalite (mol%):20.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6
Wollastonite (mol%):9.7
Classifier:G. Huss, UH
Type spec mass (g):21.2
Type spec location:UH
Main mass:Morgan
Institutions
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UH: Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawai'i, 2525 Correa Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, United States (institutional address; updated 25 Oct 2011)
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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 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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