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Northwest Africa 5606
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5606
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5606
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 79.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  R4
Recommended:  R4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites classified as R4.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 16 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 62:
State/Prov/County:Tagounite
Date:Jan-2005
Mass (g):79.4
Pieces:2
Class:R4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):39.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8
Wollastonite (mol%):2.2
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):15.9
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:GHupé
Comments:Plagioclase An13.40r3, NiFeS
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
GHupé: Gregory M. Hupé, 9003 Placid Lakes Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852, United States; Website (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 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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