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Northwest Africa 5299
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5299
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5299
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 92.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  R6
Recommended:  R6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 13 approved meteorites classified as R6.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 16 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 31:
State/Prov/County:Tucson
Date:Dec-2005
Mass (g):92.5
Pieces:1
Class:R6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):38.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):9.9
Wollastonite (mol%):46.9
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):18.5
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:PMani
Comments:0.33 wt% Cr2O3 in cpx
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)
PMani: Philip Mani, 20726 Stone Oak Parkway, Suite 116, San Antonio, TX 78258 , United States (private address; updated 2 Jan 2010)
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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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