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Northwest Africa 5771
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5771
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5771
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 66.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 510 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 25 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 253:
Place of purchase:Alnif
Date:2003
Mass (g):66.7
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Fayalite (mol%):21.6 (cores)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.6
Wollastonite (mol%):10
Classifier:Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):13.6
Type spec location:FM
Main mass:FM
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Michael S. Scherman   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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