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Northwest Africa 5980
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5980
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5980
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 298 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Winonaite
Recommended:  Winonaite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 33 approved meteorites classified as Winonaite.   [show all]
Search for other: Primitive achondrites, Winonaites
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1289:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):298
Pieces:1
Class:Winonaite
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):4.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):6.2
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1
Classifier:T. Bunch and Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:M. Cimala
Comments:paired to NWA 4024; submitted by Bunch
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1321 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 14 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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