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Northwest Africa 5291
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5291
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5291
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 230 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9655 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 30:
State/Prov/County:Morocco
Date:Unknown
Mass (g):230
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2-3
Fayalite (mol%):19
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.5
Classifier:A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):30
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Anon
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1417 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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