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Northwest Africa 5415
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5415
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5415
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1566 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 372 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
Comments: Approved 16 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 47:
State/Prov/County:Los Angeles, CA
Date:2002
Mass (g):1566
Pieces:158
Class:Howardite
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):40-43 (5 grains)
Ferrosilite (mol%):14-36
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9-43
Classifier:P. Warren, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):27
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Slidorow
Comments:NWA5415 is conceivably a very metal-poor mesosiderite.
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. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2035 unapproved names)

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