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Northwest Africa 5202
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5202
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5202
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 109 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  CO3.8
Recommended:  CO3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites classified as CO3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 25 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 218:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2007
Mass (g):109
Pieces:Many
Class:CO3.8
Fayalite (mol%):37.4-41.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):7.9
Classifier:Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Aaronson
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
Aaronson: Sahara Overland Ltd., Harhora, Temara, 12000, Morocco (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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