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Northwest Africa 5423
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5423
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5423
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1120 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  R3.8
Recommended:  R3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites classified as R3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 6 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 238:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:2008
Mass (g):1120
Pieces:1
Class:R3.8
Fayalite (mol%):37.4 ± 0.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):37.2-37.5
Wollastonite (mol%):Not given
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):20.3
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Morgan
Institutions
   and collections
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. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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