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Northwest Africa 5280
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5280
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5280
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 557 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 594 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 17 May 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1215:
Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2007
Mass (g):557
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):0.8-18.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.4-19.0
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):28
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Christian Anger
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Anger: Christian Anger, Korngasse 6, 2405 Bad Deutsch-Altenburg, Austria; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7005 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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