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Northwest Africa 5079
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5079
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5079
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 239 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  H5-6
Recommended:  H5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 125 approved meteorites classified as H5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 26:
State/Prov/County:Sainte Marie
Date:Jun-2007
Mass (g):239
Pieces:1
Class:H5-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):16
Classifier:A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Anon
Comments:Sv, Br
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 7885 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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