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Northwest Africa 5955
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5955
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5955
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1400 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  H3.8
Recommended:  H3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites classified as H3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2010
Data from:
  MB99
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Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2005
Mass (g):1400
Pieces:1
Class:H3.8
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:J. Zipfel (Senck)
Type spec mass (g):28.0
Type spec location:Senck
Main mass:Stehlik
Comments:Fa4.5-18.1, Fs1.5-15.9, Wo0.4-3.3. standard deviation of the mean olivine (in %) is 15.6%.; submitted by J. Zipfel
Institutions
   and collections
Senck: SENCKENBERG Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum Frankfurt Senckenberganlage 25 60325 Frankfurt am Main Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 4 Apr 2011)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7885 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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