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Northwest Africa 5708
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5708
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5708
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 285 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  R4
Recommended:  R4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 58 approved meteorites classified as R4.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 16 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 72:
State/Prov/County:Morocco
Date:Feb-2006
Mass (g):285
Pieces:7
Class:R4
Fayalite (mol%):38.6
Classifier:G. Huss, UH
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UH
Main mass:Morgan
Comments:Polymict breccia
Institutions
   and collections
UH: Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawai'i, 2525 Correa Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, United States (institutional address; updated 25 Oct 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 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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