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Northwest Africa 5810
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5810
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5810
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1130 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5778 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 3 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 276:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:January 2006
Mass (g):1130
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Weathering grade:W1-2
Fayalite (mol%):16.7-18.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):9.8-16.9
Magnetic suscept.:4.82
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Mader, Kiel
Type spec mass (g):23.8
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Bart
Comments:Melt pools
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Lehmweg 53, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 4 Aug 2013)
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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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