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Northwest Africa 5425
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5425
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5425
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 479 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5782 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 6 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 240:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2006
Mass (g):479
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Fayalite (mol%):17.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):10
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Morgan
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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