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Northwest Africa 5957
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5957
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5957
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1083 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  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 14 May 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 42:
Date:June 2007
Mass (g):1083
Pieces:1
Class:Howardite
Ferrosilite (mol%):29.6; 63.0; 22.7-28.7
Wollastonite (mol%):4.6; 2.6; 40.5-42.1
Classifier:A. Irving, S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):30.2
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:MFarmer
Comments:FeO/MnO in px 26.4-35.5; submitted by Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
MFarmer: Michael Farmer, P.O. Box 86059, Tucson, AZ 85754-6059, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Andreas Grünemeyer   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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