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Northwest Africa 5803
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5803
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5803
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 38.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  Eucrite (monomict)
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 218 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Oct 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 270:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:April 2008
Mass (g):38.6
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite (monomict)
Fayalite (mol%):Minimal
Ferrosilite (mol%):n/a
Wollastonite (mol%):43 ± 1
Magnetic suscept.:2.3 ± 0.5
Classifier:C. Herd and D. Lake, UAb
Type spec mass (g):8.9
Type spec location:UAb
Main mass:Labenne
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Institutions
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UAb: 1-26 Earth Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2E3, Canada, Canada; Website (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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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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