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Northwest Africa 5460
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5460
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5460
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 44.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5948 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 Jul 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1249:
Date:Sept 2006
Mass (g):44400
Pieces:9
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):17.0±0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:Alan Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):35
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Tom Phillips
Comments:Submitted by Alan Rubin
Institutions
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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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1466 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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