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Northwest Africa 5427
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5427
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5427
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 285 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  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 6 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 242:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2006
Mass (g):285
Pieces:1
Class:L3.8
Fayalite (mol%):23.9 ± 0.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.2 ± 1.75
Wollastonite (mol%):Not given
Classifier:G. Huss, UH
Type spec mass (g):24
Type spec location:UH
Main mass:Morgan
Institutions
   and collections
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. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Gerald Armstrong   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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