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Northwest Africa 5907
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5907
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5907
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 160.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  CK6
Recommended:  CK6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites classified as CK6.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 16 Mar 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Northwest Africa 5907 (NWA 5907)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2008

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK6)

History: The meteorite was bought in 2008 on a mineral fair in Bruegg, Switzerland.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a dark greyish to slightly greenish interior and is dominatly composed of recrystallized matrix; relict chondrules are rare. Olivine is the most abundant mineral phase; more minor components are feldspar, Ca-pyroxene and Cr-bearing magnetite.

Geochemistry: Cr2O3 in magnetite: about 5 wt%

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:SJS-08050
Place of purchase:Bruegg, Switzerland
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):160.9
Pieces:1
Class:CK6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):29±0.3, n=15
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marc Jost
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2035 unapproved names)

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