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Northwest Africa 5673
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5673
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5673
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 15.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  CK3
Recommended:  CK3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 39 approved meteorites classified as CK3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CK chondrites, CK3 chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 26 Mar 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Northwest Africa 5673 (NWA 5673)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2008

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK3)

History: The meteorite was bought in 2008 on a mineral fair in Ensisheim, France.

Petrography: The meteorite is composed of well-defined chondrules (0.3-1.5 mm in diameter) and rare CAIs set into abundant fine-grained greenish matrix. Feldspar in matrix is albitic and magnetite contains about 3 wt% Cr2O3; metal is virtually absent.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:SJS-08034
Place of purchase:Ensisheim, France
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):15.1
Pieces:1
Class:CK3
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):22.4±13 (0.7-39.6, n=17)
Ferrosilite (mol%):5.8±3.9 (1.8-14.6, n=16)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±1.1 (0.5-5.3, n=16)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):3.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marc Jost
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
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 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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