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Northwest Africa 5923
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5923
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5923
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 951 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 679 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 13 Feb 2015
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):950.6
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):16.9±10.6 (0.7-29, n=18)
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.4±7.2 (0.7-29, n=16)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6±0.3 (0.1-0.8, n=16)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):25.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Svend Buhl
Comments:Composed of ~0.7 mm, sharply defined chondrules set into a brownish matrix of chondrule fragments, individual mineral grains and FeNi metal.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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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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Gabriel Gonçalves Silva   
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7005 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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