header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 20 Jun 2022
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Include past classifications in search
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Edward Krikorian Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Gerald Armstrong Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Michael S. Scherman Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8495 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

Direct link to this page