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Northwest Africa 5684
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5684
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5684
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 46 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 620 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 1 Nov 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):46
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):15.2±11.3 (0.6-37.4, n=53)
Ferrosilite (mol%):10.4±7.2 (2.8-24.9, n=16)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±1.1 (0.2-3.5, n=16)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):10.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Mirko Graul
Comments:Well defined chondrules of various petrological types ~0.3 mm in diameter in a fine-grained matrix of chondrule and mineral fragments and FeNi metal.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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André Knöfel   
Dirk Hohmann   
Gerald Armstrong   
Mirko Graul                  
Solar Anamnesis            
The Wilcox Collection of Meteorites               
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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