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Northwest Africa 5574
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5574
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5574
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 20 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 572 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 30 Jul 2012
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Northwest Africa 5574 (NWA 5574)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2007

Classification: Ureilite

Petrography: The meteorite is dominated by large olivine clasts and less abundant pigeonite crystals. Both olivine and pigeonite show characteristic reduced rims. The meteorite contains minor amounts of flake-like graphite; diamonds are not present.

Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2007
Mass (g):20
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):3.3-19.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5
Wollastonite (mol%):7.2
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):4.3
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:H. Stehlik
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstra├če 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7688 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

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