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Northwest Africa 041
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 041
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 041
Observed fall: No
Year found: 1999
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 215 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  L5-6
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  L5/6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5/6
Recommended:  L5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 175 approved meteorites classified as L5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 9:
Origin or pseudonym:Lahmada 028
Date:1999
Latitude:27°10'N
Longitude:9°30'W
Mass (g):215
Pieces:1
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25
Ferrosilite (mol%):21
Classifier:A. Bischoff and T. Grund (Mün)
Type spec mass (g):22
Main mass:JNMC
Institutions
   and collections
Grund: H. Grundmann, Berlin, Germany (private address)
JNMC: jnmczurich, P.O. Box 208, CH-8155 Niederhasli, Switzerland; Website (private address; updated 4 Feb 2014)
Mün: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Catalogue of Meteorites:   (27° 10'N, 9° 30'W)
     Recommended::   (27° 10'N, 9° 30'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 87 approved meteorites from Saguia el Hamra, Western Sahara (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 210 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 20 unapproved names)
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Synonymshelp: Lahmada 028 (From MetBase)

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