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Northwest Africa 5933
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5933
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5933
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 241 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 616 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 25 Sep 2010
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 1 Apr 2009
Mass (g):241
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.5±14.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):4±2
Classifier:Julia Roszjar and Addi Bischoff
Type spec mass (g):20.5 g
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:anon
Comments:Submitted by Addi Bischoff
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8745 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1880 unapproved names)

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