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Northwest Africa 5130
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5130
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5130
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 23 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  CH3
Recommended:  CH3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 28 approved meteorites classified as CH3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CH chondrites, CH-CB family, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 25 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 211:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2007
Mass (g):23
Pieces:1
Class:CH3
Fayalite (mol%):0.2 = 6.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.3-1.8
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8
Classifier:Bunch and Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):4.6
Type spec location:FMNH
Main mass:FMNH
Institutions
   and collections
FMNH: Department of Geology The Field Museum of Natural History 1400 South Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60605-2496, USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Nov 2011)
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8390 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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