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Northwest Africa 5939
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5939
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5939
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 297 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  H3-6
Recommended:  H3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites classified as H3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 21 Jul 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 40:
Place of purchase:Hamburg
Date:P 13 Jan 2004
Mass (g):297
Pieces:1
Class:H3-6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.3±1.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.9±1.2
Classifier:J. Roszjar, A. Bischoff
Type spec mass (g):20
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. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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