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Northwest Africa 5796
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5796
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5796
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 7.21 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5964 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 6 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 266:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:July 2008
Mass (g):7211
Pieces:13
Class:H4
Fayalite (mol%):18.8 ± 0.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.9 ± 0.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0 ± 0.2
Classifier:Chaumard and B. Devouard, UBP
Type spec mass (g):20.5
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Beroud
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Beroud: F. Beroud, Chatel-Guyon, France; Website (private address)
UBP: Universite Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France (institutional address)
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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 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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