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Northwest Africa 5716
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5716
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5716
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 393 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5854 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 Jan 2011
Data from:
  MB99
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Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2007
Mass (g):393
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6
Classifier:Bunch
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:A. Aaronson
Comments:Submitted by Bunch
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
Aaronson: Sahara Overland Ltd., Harhora, Temara, 12000, Morocco (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1390 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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