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Northwest Africa 5618
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5618
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5618
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 179 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (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 29 Jun 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 70:
State/Prov/County:Morocco
Date:Jun-2008
Mass (g):179
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite (polymict)
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):33-42
Ferrosilite (mol%):2-14.0
Classifier:J. A. Banat, IUEM
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:IUEM
Main mass:Hmani
Comments:Oxygen isotopes = δ17O =1.679‰, δ180=3.678‰, Δ170=-0.2499‰ for NWA 5618. Paired with NWA 5616
Institutions
   and collections
IUEM: Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, place Nicolas Copernic, F-29280 Plouzané Cedex, France (institutional address; updated 15 Sep 2017)
Hmani: A. Hmani Moroccan Imports, 13 rue Jules Hardouin Mansart, 92600 Asnières, France (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8559 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1896 unapproved names)

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