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Northwest Africa 1985
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1985
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1985
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 59.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  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:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 114:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2002
Mass (g):59.2
Pieces:1
Class:L5/6
Fayalite (mol%):25.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:
Type spec mass (g):12.2
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Bart
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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