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Northwest Africa 4580
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4580
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4580
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 431 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  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)
Comments: Approved 6 Mar 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 2
  Line 68:
Place of purchase:Munich
Date:4-Nov-10
Mass (g):431
Pieces:1
Class:L5-6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1-2
Fayalite (mol%):24
Ferrosilite (mol%):20
Classifier:A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):21.2
Type spec location:IfP
Comments:Br, sv, shock darkening
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IfP: 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. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8037 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1947 unapproved names)

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