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Northwest Africa 1485
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1485
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1485
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 30 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  L5-6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L5-6
Recommended:  L5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 61 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:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 107:
Place of purchase:Rissani
Date:P Jan 2002
Mass (g):~ 30 kg
Pieces:many
Class:L5-6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):21
Classifier:A. Sokol and A. Bischoff, Mün
Type spec mass (g):26
Main mass:JNMC
Comments:sv, br, impact melt breccia clasts; data ±1 mol. %
Institutions
   and collections
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7552 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1969 unapproved names)

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