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Northwest Africa 5731
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5731
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5731
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 241 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  LL3.2
Recommended:  LL3.2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 21 approved meteorites classified as LL3.2.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 6 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 245:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:December 2008
Mass (g):241.04
Pieces:1
Class:LL3.2
Fayalite (mol%):0.7-62.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.5-21.8
Wollastonite (mol%):0.0-1.2
Classifier:Chaumard and B. Devouard, UBP
Type spec mass (g):20.11
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:PThomas
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
PThomas: Philippe Thomas, Meteoritica, La Chave, 07690 St André en Vivarais, France (private address)
UBP: Universite Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France (institutional 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 8495 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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