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Northwest Africa 5762
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5762
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5762
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 248 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  Eucrite-br
Recommended:  Eucrite-br    [explanation]

This is 1 of 164 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-br.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 14 Nov 2016
Data from:
  MB105
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Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2009 Jan
Mass (g):248
Pieces:2
Class:Eucrite-br
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):54.4±.2.7 (47.6-58.3; n=23)
Classifier:A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Mirko Graul, Germany
Comments:Breccia with ophitic to subophitic igenous clasts, in fine-grained clastic material. Plag, An90.2±1.8 (86.8-94.1; n=30); submitted by K. Metzler (IfP)
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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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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Andreas Grünemeyer   
Dirk Hohmann   
John Lutzon   
Michael Hofmann   
Mirko Graul   
Philippe Geniez   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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