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Northwest Africa 5940
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5940
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5940
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 151 kg
Classification
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Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  H5-6
Recommended:  H5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 125 approved meteorites classified as H5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 Jul 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 41:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2 Jul 2009
Mass (g):151000
Pieces:1
Class:H5-6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2-3
Fayalite (mol%):19.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5
Classifier:J. Roszjar, A. Bischoff
Type spec mass (g):25
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Anon
Comments:Submitted by Addi Bischoff
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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. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7859 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1961 unapproved names)

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