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Northwest Africa 5736
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5736
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5736
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 127 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 539 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 6 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 248:
Place of purchase:As-Sakn, Morocco
Date:February 2009
Mass (g):127
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Fayalite (mol%):0.4-50.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.6 ± 0.7
Wollastonite (mol%):0.0-32.5
Classifier:Chaumard and B. Devouard, UBP
Type spec mass (g):24.48
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:PThomas
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
PThomas: Philippe Thomas, Meteoritica, La Chave, 07690 St André en Vivarais, France (private address)
UBP: Universite Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Mirko Graul         
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7377 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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