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Northwest Africa 5393
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5393
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5393
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 74.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 594 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 23 Aug 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Bruegg, Switzerland
Date:P 2007
Mass (g):74.1
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):20.7±4.5 (11.7-27.2, n=33)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9±2.6 (13.9-26.2, n=28)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):15
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marc Jost
Comments:Chondrule diameter (mean about 0.3 mm) and high metal content point to H type.; 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. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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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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