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Northwest Africa 5078
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5078
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5078
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 966 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  LL4-6
Recommended:  LL4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 69 approved meteorites classified as LL4-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 25:
State/Prov/County:Sainte Marie
Date:Jun-2007
Mass (g):966
Pieces:3
Class:LL4-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2-3
Fayalite (mol%):29
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.5
Classifier:A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):24
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Anon
Comments:Sv, Br, IM-clasts, Calc.Veins
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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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 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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