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Northwest Africa 5937
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5937
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5937
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 36 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 570 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 11 Aug 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Ensisheim
Date:P 19 Jun 2009
Mass (g):36
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3-4
Fayalite (mol%):17±4
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6±1
Classifier:Julia Roszjar and Addi Bischoff
Type spec mass (g):7.4
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:anon
Comments:Submitted by Addi Bischoff
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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 7655 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

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