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Northwest Africa 5229
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5229
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5229
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 648 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 562 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 86:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim
Date:Jun-07
Mass (g):648
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Ferrosilite (mol%):63.5
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1
Classifier:T. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):22.65
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:SJS
Comments:FeO/MnO in opx=28.3-29.9
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
SJS: Space Jewels Switzerland, 2555 Brügg, Switzerland (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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André Knöfel Photo added 19 Apr 2022
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8636 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1884 unapproved names)

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