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Northwest Africa 5689
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5689
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5689
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 170 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  H6-melt breccia
Recommended:  H6-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11 approved meteorites classified as H6-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 31 Mar 2016
Data from:
  MB105
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Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2007
Mass (g):170
Pieces:1
Class:H6-melt breccia
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18.2±0.4, n=17
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.2±0.6, n=20
Wollastonite (mol%):2.6±0.8, n=20
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Harald Stehlik
Comments:Rare H6 chondritic clasts set in shock-melt regions with abundant FeNi metal and sulphide spherules. H6 clasts are up to 1 cm in size; plagioclase grain size within the clasts is about 60 µm.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private address)
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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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