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Northwest Africa 5306
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5306
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5306
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 128.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 372 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
Comments: Approved 29 Jun 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 37:
State/Prov/County:Taouz, Kem Kem area
Date:Apr-2008
Mass (g):128.7
Pieces:1
Class:Howardite
Ferrosilite (mol%):43-71
Wollastonite (mol%):4-Feb [sic]
Classifier:J.A. Barrat, IUEM
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:IUEM
Main mass:Thomas
Comments:Oxygen isotopes1 ?17O = 1.64 ± 0.02‰, ?18O = 3.60 ± 0.04‰, ?17O = -0.243 ± 0.002‰
Institutions
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IUEM: Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, place Nicolas Copernic, F-29280 Plouzané Cedex, France (institutional address; updated 15 Sep 2017)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Andreas Grünemeyer   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2035 unapproved names)

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