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Northwest Africa 5487
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5487
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5487
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 150 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 52:
State/Prov/County:Erfoud
Date:Oct-2008
Mass (g):150
Pieces:1
Class:Howardite
Ferrosilite (mol%):26.5; 24.4
Wollastonite (mol%):2.8; 44.8
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.0
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:Morgan
Comments:FeO/MnO in opx = 32.2
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Gerald Armstrong   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6916 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2027 unapproved names)

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