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Northwest Africa 5896
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5896
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5896
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 116.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  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 1 Nov 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):116.7
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):12.1±8.5 (0.6-24.8, n=18)
Ferrosilite (mol%):10.5±6.9 (1.5-18, n=21)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.3 (0.6-1.6, n=21)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:Well defined chondrules ~0.4 mm in diameter in a fine-grained matrix of chondrule and mineral fragments and FeNi metal.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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