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Northwest Africa 5498
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5498
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5498
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1023 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10025 approved meteorites (plus 18 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 14 Feb 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2007
Mass (g):1023
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):17.5±0.2, n=12
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.9±0.3, n=12
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.2, n=12
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):77
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marcin Cimala
Comments:plagioclase grain size about 20 µm; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7320 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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