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Northwest Africa 5793
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5793
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5793
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 3.5 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  LL3.8-4
Recommended:  LL3.8-4    [explanation]

This is the only approved meteorite classified as LL3.8-4.
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 8 Jul 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 75:
State/Prov/County:Tucson Gem & Mineral Show
Date:2009
Mass (g):3500
Pieces:1
Class:LL3.8-4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):28.4 ± 5.0 (host)
Ferrosilite (mol%):Heterogeneous (insuff. data to compute meaningful
Classifier:J. Grossman, USGS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:SI
Main mass:S. Arnold
Comments:Genomict breccia; LL3.8 host (subtype estimated from PMD-FeO in olivine =13%, n = 38)
Institutions
   and collections
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
USGS: US Geological Survey, 954 National Center, Reston, VA 20192, United States (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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