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Northwest Africa 5806
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5806
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5806
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 33.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 455 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 3 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 272:
Date:March 2008
Mass (g):33.5
Pieces:1
Class:Diogenite
Fayalite (mol%):95.5-99.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):3.71
Magnetic suscept.:3.71
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Mader, Kiel
Type spec mass (g):6.6
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Anon
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
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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 7655 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

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