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Northwest Africa 5069
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5069
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5069
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1234 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  R3-5
Recommended:  R3-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites classified as R3-5.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 27 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 16:
State/Prov/County:Hamburg
Date:Dec-2007
Mass (g):1234
Pieces:1
Class:R3-5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):33 ± 14
Ferrosilite (mol%):12 ± 9
Classifier:A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Anon
Comments:Br, mostly Fa39-41 Oxygen isotopes:(R. Greenwood, OU; two analyses) ?17O = 5.56, 5.56; ?18O = 5.70, 5.69; ?17O = 2.60, 2.60 (all ‰).
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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