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Northwest Africa 5799
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5799
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5799
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 497 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  LL4
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 357 approved meteorites classified as LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 8 Jul 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 76:
State/Prov/County:Morocco
Date:late 2008
Mass (g):497
Pieces:1
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):28.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.2
Classifier:A. Love, App
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:App
Main mass:G Catterton
Institutions
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App: Department of Geology, 572 Rivers St., Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 28608, United States (institutional address; updated 7 Mar 2013)
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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 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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