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Northwest Africa 4588
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 4588
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 4588
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1530 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 92  (2007)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6526 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 24 Jul 2007
Data from:
  MB92
  Table 2
  Line 111:
Place of purchase:Agadir
Date:2005
Mass (g):1530
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):23.8 - 24.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.0 - 20.8
Wollastonite (mol%):2.4 - 2.5
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):26.1
Type spec location:UAz
Main mass:Jirasek
Comments:Olivine (FeO/MnO = 45-48)
Institutions
   and collections
UAz: Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, 1629 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721, United States (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2012)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 92, MAPS 42, 1647-1694 (2007)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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