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Northwest Africa 5313
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5313
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5313
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 5.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  Shergottite
Recommended:  Martian (shergottite)    [explanation]

This is 1 of 186 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Martian (shergottite).   [show all]
Search for other: Martian meteorites
Comments: Approved 16 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 38:
State/Prov/County:Algeria
Date:Mar-2008
Mass (g):5.3
Pieces:1
Class:Shergottite
Ferrosilite (mol%):41.1
Wollastonite (mol%):7.2
Classifier:A. Irving and S.Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):5.3
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:Harper
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)
Harper: 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. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6711 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2022 unapproved names)

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