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Northwest Africa 5751
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5751
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5751
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 30 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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Northwest Africa 5751 (NWA 5751)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2008 Dec 12

Classification: HED achondrite (Howardite)

Petrography: (K. Metzler, IfP) Fine-grained breccia, consisting mainly of eucritic and diogenitic mineral fragments with embedded subophitic eucrite clasts and diogenitic pyroxene fragments. Impact melt rock clasts occur and some olivine fragments are present. An89±6

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Place of purchase:Hamburg
Date:P 2008 Dec 12
Mass (g):30
Pieces:1
Class:Howardite
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):51±3.5 (n=19)
Ferrosilite (mol%):34.5±5.5 (n=40)
Wollastonite (mol%):3.0±1.5
Classifier:A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):6
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by A. Bischoff
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. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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