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Northwest Africa 5772
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5772
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5772
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 369 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 592 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 25 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 254:
Place of purchase:Alnif
Date:2008
Mass (g):369
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Fayalite (mol%):1.7-62.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):5.5-17.3
Classifier:Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):24.7
Type spec location:FM
Main mass:FM
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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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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8580 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1884 unapproved names)

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