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Northwest Africa 5797
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5797
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5797
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 495 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  CM2
Recommended:  CM2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 620 approved meteorites classified as CM2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), CM chondrites, and CM-CO clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 6 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 267:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2009
Mass (g):495
Pieces:1
Class:CM2
Fayalite (mol%):0.5-62.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.4 ┬▒ 0.3
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1 ┬▒ 1.9
Classifier:Chaumard and B. Devouard, UBP
Type spec mass (g):20.156
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Ralew
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstra├če 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; 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 9013 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1869 unapproved names)

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