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Northwest Africa 5218
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5218
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5218
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 76 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 509 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 25 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 228:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:October 2007
Mass (g):76
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Ferrosilite (mol%):54.3-60
Wollastonite (mol%):3.3-4.9
Classifier:Bunch and Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):15
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Cimala
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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. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7859 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1961 unapproved names)

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