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Northwest Africa 5795
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5795
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5795
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 196 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 608 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 6 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 265:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:May 2006
Mass (g):196
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Fayalite (mol%):0.4-50.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.4 ± 0.2
Wollastonite (mol%):0.0-1.2
Classifier:Chaumard and B. Devouard, UBP
Type spec mass (g):20.133
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Kuntz
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (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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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8402 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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