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Northwest Africa 5239
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5239
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5239
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 506 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 514 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Jul 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Bruegg, Switzerland
Date:P 2007
Mass (g):506
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):5.0±4.3 (0.3-17.5, n=28)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.0±0.3 (0.7-1.6, n=27)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0±0.2 (0.7-1.5, n=28)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):26.1
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marc Jost
Comments:Black to dark grayish interior. Chondrules, CAIs, and olivine amoeboids in a fine-grained almost opaque matrix. Chondrules 0.5-1.5 mm; no type II chondrules. FeNi metal rare.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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