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Northwest Africa 5287
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5287
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5287
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1070 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9995 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 12 Feb 2009
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 103:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:2003
Mass (g):1070
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:C. Lorenz and N. Kononkova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Horst
Institutions
   and collections
Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
Horst: Burkard Horst, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1459 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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