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Northwest Africa 5953
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5953
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5953
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1450 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 12 Oct 2010
Data from:
  MB99
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Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2005
Mass (g):1450
Pieces:1
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):27.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:J. Zipfel (Senck)
Type spec mass (g):33.0
Type spec location:Senck
Main mass:Stehlik
Comments:Submitted by J. Zipfel
Institutions
   and collections
Senck: SENCKENBERG Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum Frankfurt Senckenberganlage 25 60325 Frankfurt am Main Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 4 Apr 2011)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (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 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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