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Northwest Africa 5219
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5219
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5219
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 60 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  Martian
Recommended:  Martian (shergottite)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 180 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Martian (shergottite).   [show all]
Search for other: Martian meteorites
Comments: Approved 25 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 229:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:October 2007
Mass (g):60
Pieces:Several
Class:Martian
Ferrosilite (mol%):34.6-54.8
Wollastonite (mol%):10.2-15.3
Classifier:Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):12
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Cimala
Comments:Paired with NWA 2975
Institutions
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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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Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6592 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2020 unapproved names)

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