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Northwest Africa 5212
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5212
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5212
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 181 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 542 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 25 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 225:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:2007
Mass (g):181
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Fayalite (mol%):1.2-52.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.8-10.9
Classifier:Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:DGregory
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
DGregory: David Gregory, 230 First Avenue, Suite 108, St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 4P5, Canada (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7472 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1988 unapproved names)

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