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Northwest Africa 5741
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5741
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5741
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 37 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  CK4
Recommended:  CK4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 105 approved meteorites classified as CK4.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 26 Oct 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1279:
Place of purchase:Tucson Gem and Mineral Show
Date:Feb 2009
Mass (g):37
Pieces:1
Class:CK4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):33.1-34.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):8.6-10.4
Wollastonite (mol%):47.2-46.4
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):7.4
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:AHupe
Comments:plagioclase An50.6-54.7Or1.8-1.7; submitted by Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6984 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2008 unapproved names)

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