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Northwest Africa 5652
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5652
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5652
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 365 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Diogenite-olivineĀ 
Recommended:  Diogenite-olivine    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite-olivine.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2011
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Writeup from MB 100:

Northwest Africa 5652 (NWA 5652)

Morocco

Found: 2008

Classification: HED achondrite (Diogenite, olivine)

Petrography: (T. Bunch, NAU) Light brown, olivine-rich diogenite. Mineral modes (vol%): orthopyroxene 51, olivine 36, FeS 6, chromite 4, apatite 3.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1271:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2008
Mass (g):365
Pieces:1
Class:Diogenite-olivine
Shock stage:medium
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):30.6; Fe/Mn = 33
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.9; Fe/Mn = 28
Wollastonite (mol%):4.4
Classifier:T. Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):24
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Tutrow
Comments:Submitted by Bunch
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1407 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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