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Northwest Africa 5426
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5426
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5426
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 285 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  R4 polymict breccia
Recommended:  R4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 57 approved meteorites classified as R4.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 6 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 241:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2006
Mass (g):285
Pieces:3
Class:R4 polymict breccia
Fayalite (mol%):38.6 ┬▒ 0.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):Not given
Wollastonite (mol%):Not given
Classifier:G. Huss, UH
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UH
Main mass:Morgan
Institutions
   and collections
UH: Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawai'i, 2525 Correa Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, United States (institutional address; updated 25 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 6916 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2027 unapproved names)

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