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Northwest Africa 2305
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2305
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2305
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Mauritania
Mass:help 940 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  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:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 188:
Origin or pseudonym:Mauretania
Date:2003
Mass (g):940
Pieces:1
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.6
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB and M. Kurz
Type spec mass (g):22.2
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstra├če 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Kurz: M. Kurz, Schillerstrasse 7, D-34626 Neukirchen, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography:

Mauritania
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 103 approved meteorites from Mauritania (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)

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