header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 12 Mar 2019
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
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 487 approved meteorites 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
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
abibou   
Michael S. Scherman   
Mike Markowitz   
Mirko Graul      
Robert Zdancewicz   
The Wilcox Collection of Meteorites   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6672 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2024 unapproved names)

Direct link to this page