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Northwest Africa 5261
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5261
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5261
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 263 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6388 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 12 Feb 2022
Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2005
Mass (g):263
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.5±0.2 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.1±0.2 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.1 (n=5)
Magnetic suscept.:4.99
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):24
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Christian Anger
Comments:Brownish rock without fusion crust.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Anger: Christian Anger, Korngasse 6, 2405 Bad Deutsch-Altenburg, Austria; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 111, in preparation (2022)
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Gerald Armstrong Photo added 20 Oct 2022
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8746 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1879 unapproved names)

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