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Northwest Africa 5421
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5421
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5421
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  LL3.7
Recommended:  LL3.7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 29 approved meteorites classified as LL3.7.   [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 236:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2008
Mass (g):2200
Pieces:1
Class:LL3.7
Fayalite (mol%):21.3 ± 8.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.2-27.3
Wollastonite (mol%):Not given
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Morgan
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Edward Krikorian   
Gerald Armstrong      
Michael S. Scherman   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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