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Northwest Africa 5040
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5040
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5040
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 986 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10324 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 6 Mar 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 2
  Line 197:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2003
Mass (g):986
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1
Classifier:Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):35.13
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Burkard
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Burkard: Horst Burkard, Bonn, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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