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Northwest Africa 5997
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5997
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5997
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 554 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  LL4/5
Recommended:  LL4/5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7 approved meteorites classified as LL4/5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 12 Oct 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Midelt
Date:P 10 Dec 2008
Mass (g):553.8
Pieces:5
Class:LL4/5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):26.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):22
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:J. Zipfel (Senck)
Type spec mass (g):36.4
Type spec location:Senck
Main mass:anon
Comments:brecciated; submitted by J. Zipfel
Institutions
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Senck: SENCKENBERG Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum Frankfurt Senckenberganlage 25 60325 Frankfurt am Main Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 4 Apr 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7547 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1970 unapproved names)

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