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Northwest Africa 5083
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5083
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5083
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1382 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 93  (2008)  H3.9
Recommended:  H3.9    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites classified as H3.9.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 6 Mar 2008
Data from:
  MB93
  Table 2
  Line 207:
Place of purchase:Algeria
Date:2005
Mass (g):1382
Pieces:1
Class:H3.9
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.39
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.58
Wollastonite (mol%):1.10
Classifier:V. Moggi Cecchi, MSP
Type spec mass (g):21.2
Type spec location:MSP
Main mass:MSP
Comments:+ 1 PTS, MSP 2418
Institutions
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MSP: Museo di Scienze Planetarie, Via Galcianese 20/H, 59100 Prato, Italy, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 5 Mar 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 93, MAPS 43, 571-632 (2008)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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