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Northwest Africa 5677
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5677
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5677
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 652 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 680 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 1 Nov 2015
Data from:
  MB104
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):652
Pieces:3
Class:L3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):13.9±9.4 (1.1-30, n=18)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.6±7.8 (3.3-25.2, n=24)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8±0.7 (0.3-2.6, n=24)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Mirko Graul
Comments:Chondritic breccia with type 3 fragments containing chondrules ~0.7 mm in diameter in a fine-grained matrix of chondrule and mineral fragments and FeNi metal.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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André Knöfel   
Anthony James   
aranemac   
Dirk Hohmann      
Mirko Graul   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7027 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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