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Northwest Africa 1520
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1520
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1520
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 406 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L4/5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L4/5
Recommended:  L4/5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 74 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L4/5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 138:
Place of purchase:Munich
Date:P Oct 2001
Mass (g):406
Pieces:1
Class:L4/5
Fayalite (mol%):24.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):18
Classifier:Bart
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:U. Eger
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Lehmweg 53, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 4 Aug 2013)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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