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Northwest Africa 5405
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5405
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5405
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 323 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 446 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 114:
Place of purchase:Algeria
Date:2008
Mass (g):323
Pieces:1
Class:Diogenite
Fayalite (mol%):28.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.6-24.0
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7-2.5
Classifier:T. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:PMani
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
PMani: Philip Mani, 20726 Stone Oak Parkway, Suite 116, San Antonio, TX 78258 , United States (private address; updated 2 Jan 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7547 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1970 unapproved names)

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