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Northwest Africa 5982
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5982
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5982
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Mali
Mass:help 1400 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  Eucrite, polymict
Recommended:  Eucrite-pmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 350 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-pmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 14 May 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 46:
State/Prov/County:Arg Chach
Date:Mar 2009
Mass (g):1400
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite, polymict
Ferrosilite (mol%):32.8; 59.4; 27.8
Wollastonite (mol%):2.4; 4.6; 41.3
Classifier:A. Irving, S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:Ralew
Comments:FeO/MnO in px 32.5-34.0; 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)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstra├če 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

Mali
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites from Mali (plus 1 unapproved name)

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