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Northwest Africa 505
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 505
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 505
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 243 g
Classification
  history:
NHM Catalogue:  5th Edition  (2000)  LL3
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 85  (2001)  LL3
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  LL3.0
Recommended:  LL3.0    [explanation]

This is 1 of 4 approved meteorites classified as LL3.0.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Data from:
  MB85
  Table 4
  Line 141:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2000
Mass (g):243
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):0.8 - 42.8
Classifier:M. Killgore (SWML) and G. Huss (UAz),
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:UHaw
Main mass:SWLM
Comments:Subtype ≤3.4
Institutions
   and collections
UAz: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
Killgore: Marvin and Kitty Killgore, Southwest Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 95, Payson, AZ 85547, United States; Website (private address)
SWML: Marvin and Kitty Killgore, Southwest Meteorite Laboratory, P.O. Box 95, Payson, AZ 85547, United States; Website (private address)
UHaw: Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawai'i, 2525 Correa Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, United States (institutional address; updated 25 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 85, MAPS 36, A293-A322 (2001)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6984 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2008 unapproved names)

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