header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 30 Nov 2019
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 5615
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5615
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5615
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 69 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 443 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 29 Jun 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 67:
State/Prov/County:Morocco
Date:May-2008
Mass (g):69
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Fayalite (mol%):61
Ferrosilite (mol%):2
Classifier:J. A. Banat, IUEM
Type spec mass (g):14.9
Type spec location:IUEM
Main mass:Hmani
Comments:Pyroxene contains fine exsolution lamellae of augite Wo43,Fs27.
Institutions
   and collections
IUEM: Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, place Nicolas Copernic, F-29280 Plouzané Cedex, France (institutional address; updated 15 Sep 2017)
Hmani: A. Hmani Moroccan Imports, 13 rue Jules Hardouin Mansart, 92600 Asnières, France (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Andreas Grünemeyer   
Dirk Hohmann         
Space Jewels   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

Direct link to this page