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Northwest Africa 5591
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5591
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5591
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 357 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 510 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 24 Nov 2015
Data from:
  MB104
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Place of purchase:Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, France
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):357.3
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):10±11.7 (0.9-36.3, n=13)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.5±1 (1-4.7, n=17)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.8 (0.9-3.5, n=17)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):23.9
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:Bought from the Moroccan dealer Ismaily. Dark brownish interior; up to 6-mm chondrules, whitish CAIs, olivine amoeboids in fine, almost opaque matrix. Several chondrules show reddish staining due to terrestrial weathering; No type II chondrules found.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7005 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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