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Northwest Africa 5694
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5694
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5694
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 147 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5768 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 11 Mar 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2007
Mass (g):147
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):16.8±0.2 (16.2-17.1, n=23)
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.0±1.9 (10.5-16.3, n=13)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±1.1 (0.3-3.1, n=13)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:Small 0.3-0.4 mm chondrules. Olivine is equilibrated, but low-Ca pyroxene shows some compositional variations.; 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)
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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 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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