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Northwest Africa 5383
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5383
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5383
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 132 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 523 approved meteorites classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 18 Nov 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):132
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):8±13.9 (0.3-42.8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.9±2.1 (0.5-5.9)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Stefan Ralew
Comments:Grayish-brownish interior with abundant small chondrules, CAIs, and olivine amoeboids. Chrondrule mean diameter is about 160 um.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7027 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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