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Northwest Africa 5585
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5585
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5585
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 204 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 554 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 3 Dec 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):204
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):25.2±19 (0.4-47.6, n=37)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.3±1.3 (0.9-7.8, n=32)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21.7
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Beat Booz
Comments:Brownish interior with abundant 0.1-0.2 mm chondrules, irregular CAIs and olivine amoeboids in a dark brownish almost opaque matrix. Chondrules dominantly PO and POP. Contains minor troilite 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. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Beat Booz   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7374 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1957 unapproved names)

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