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Northwest Africa 5788
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5788
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5788
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 7.29 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  L3.8
Recommended:  L3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites classified as L3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 14 May 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 37:
Date:July 2006
Mass (g):7286
Pieces:1
Class:L3.8
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):11.4-24.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.4-25.5; 11.7-18.7
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6-4.6; 35.9-48.1
Classifier:A. Irving, S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):47
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:PMani
Comments:Cr2O3 in olivine 0.01-0.03 wt.%; submitted by Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
PMani: Philip Mani, 20726 Stone Oak Parkway, Suite 116, San Antonio, TX 78258 , United States (private address; updated 2 Jan 2010)
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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 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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