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Northwest Africa 5481
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5481
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5481
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 120.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10308 approved meteorites (plus 45 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 12 Feb 2009
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 125:
Place of purchase:Purchased by Richard Kowalski in Tucson,
Date:11-Feb-06
Mass (g):120.31
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):18.42±0.61 PMD - 2.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.31±0.42 PMD - 2.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.43±0.46
Classifier:D. Hill, UAz
Type spec mass (g):26.2
Type spec location:UAz
Main mass:RKowalski
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)
RKowalski: Richard Kowalski, address unknown (private address; updated 17 Apr 2009)
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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 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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