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Northwest Africa 5938
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5938
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5938
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 238 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 594 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 11 Aug 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim
Date:P 19 Jun 2009
Mass (g):238
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):20.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):18
Classifier:Julia Roszjar and Addi Bischoff
Type spec mass (g):20.0
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. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8025 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1951 unapproved names)

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