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Northwest Africa 5748
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5748
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5748
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 37 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  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 4 Jul 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Northwest Africa 5748 (NWA 5748)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2008 Dec 12

Classification: HED achondrite (Howardite)

Petrography: (K. Metzler, IfP) Fine-grained breccia consisting of small subophitic and gabbroic eucrite clasts and eucritic and diogenitic mineral fragments. Clasts of fragment-rich and fragment-poor impact melt rocks occur, some of which are glassy. Isolated glass spherules are also present. An90.5±4.5

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Place of purchase:Hamburg
Date:P 2008 Dec 12
Mass (g):37
Pieces:1
Class:Howardite
Weathering grade:W1
Ferrosilite (mol%):31.5±9 (n=30
Wollastonite (mol%):3.5±2
Classifier:A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):7.4
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by A. Bischoff
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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. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6916 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2027 unapproved names)

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