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Northwest Africa 5801
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5801
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5801
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 162.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  LL4
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 361 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 14 Feb 2011
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Rissani, Morocco
Date:P Nov 2006
Mass (g):162.3
Pieces:1
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):30.1 ±0.5
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):20.0
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Greg Stanley
Comments:Purchased by G. Stanley at Tucson Show in 2007; submitted by Greg Stanley
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)
Stanley: No contact information provided. (private address)
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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 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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