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Northwest Africa 5232
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5232
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5232
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 18.54 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  Eucrite anomalous
Recommended:  Eucrite-an    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-an.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 87:
Place of purchase:Mali
Date:2008
Mass (g):18535
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite anomalous
Ferrosilite (mol%):61.2--61.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7-1.8
Classifier:T. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.1
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:DGregory
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)
DGregory: David Gregory, 230 First Avenue, Suite 108, St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 4P5, Canada (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7727 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

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