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Northwest Africa 2581
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2581
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2581
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 494 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  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)
Comments: Approved 3 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 44:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco/Algeria
Date:November 2004
Mass (g):494.4
Pieces:1
Class:L5/6
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.1-25.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.3-21.7
Magnetic suscept.:4.49
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Mader, Kiel
Type spec mass (g):20.9
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:HSSH
Comments:An10-11Or6-8
Institutions
   and collections
Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
HSSH: Hanno Strufe, Langenbergstr. 32, 66954 Pirmasens, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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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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