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Northwest Africa 5910
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5910
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5910
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 987 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 793 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 13 Feb 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Rissani, Morocco
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):987
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):14.4±8.4 (0.8-29.6, n=25)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.8±7.4 (1.2-22.8, n=16)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.9 (0.3-3.7, n=16)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Jürgen Nauber, JNMC
Comments:Composed of sharply defined chondrules of various petrological types ~0.6 in diameter set into a fine-grained matrix of chondrule and mineral fragments and FeNi metal.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
JNMC: jnmczurich, P.O. Box 208, CH-8155 Niederhasli, Switzerland; Website (private address; updated 4 Feb 2014)
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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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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8745 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1880 unapproved names)

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