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Northwest Africa 5316
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5316
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5316
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1500 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  H3.8
Recommended:  H3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites classified as H3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 112:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2007
Mass (g):1500
Pieces:1
Class:H3.8
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):16-21.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):14-21.1
Wollastonite (mol%):2.2
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):28
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:location not given
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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