header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 14 Jun 2019
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 5397
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5397
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5397
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 26 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 492 approved meteorites classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Aug 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:European mineral fair
Date:P before 2003
Mass (g):26
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):1.1-47.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.8-2.5
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):5.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:F. Kuntz
Comments:The specimen is composed of up to mm sized chondrules, CAIs, and olivine amoeboids embedded in black matrix. Metal is completely altered. Chondrules show a pronounced flattening.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Robert Zdancewicz   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6752 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2052 unapproved names)

Direct link to this page