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Northwest Africa 5762
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5762
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5762
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 248 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  Eucrite-br
Recommended:  Eucrite-br    [explanation]

This is 1 of 209 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-br.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 14 Nov 2016
Data from:
  MB105
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Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2009 Jan
Mass (g):248
Pieces:2
Class:Eucrite-br
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):54.4±.2.7 (47.6-58.3; n=23)
Classifier:A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Mirko Graul, Germany
Comments:Breccia with ophitic to subophitic igenous clasts, in fine-grained clastic material. Plag, An90.2±1.8 (86.8-94.1; n=30); submitted by K. Metzler (IfP)
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Andreas Grünemeyer Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Dirk Hohmann Photo added 19 Apr 2022
John Lutzon   
Michael Hofmann Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Mirko Graul Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Philippe Geniez   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8559 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1896 unapproved names)

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