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Northwest Africa 5315
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5315
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5315
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 35 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 427 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 111:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2007
Mass (g):35
Pieces:1
Class:Diogenite
Ferrosilite (mol%):33
Wollastonite (mol%):3.6
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):7
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:location not given
Comments:Plagioclase is An93.9; chromite Cr/(Cr + Al) = 0.81
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2027 unapproved names)

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