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Northwest Africa 5488
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5488
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5488
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 110 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  Lod
Recommended:  Lodranite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites classified as Lodranite.   [show all]
Search for other: Acapulcoite-lodranite family, Lodranites, and Primitive achondrites
Comments: Approved 16 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 53:
State/Prov/County:Erfoud
Date:Oct-2008
Mass (g):110
Pieces:1
Class:Lod
Fayalite (mol%):10.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):9.9; 3.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6; 45.1
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.0
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:Morgan
Comments:Paired with NWA 4478/4933
Institutions
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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. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Volker Heinrich   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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