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Northwest Africa 5464
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5464
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5464
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 41.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  Eucrite, polymict
Recommended:  Eucrite-pmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 379 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-pmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 12 Feb 2009
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 120:
Place of purchase:Er-Rachidia, Morocco
Date:Dec-03
Mass (g):41.7
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite, polymict
Weathering grade:W2
Ferrosilite (mol%):52.8+ 1.8
Wollastonite (mol%):11+2.1
Magnetic suscept.:3.56
Classifier:M. Bourot-Denise, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):8.56
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:Brecciated, with completely recrystallized clasts of small equant grains (20-40 um) and coarse-grained clasts with coarse-grained clasts with ophitic texture
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
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Andreas Grünemeyer Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Robert Zdancewicz Photo added 19 Apr 2022
The Wilcox Collection of Meteorites Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1871 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 24 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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