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Northwest Africa 5603
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5603
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5603
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 459 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  diogenite (ol-rich)
Recommended:  Diogenite-olivine    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite-olivine.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 16 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 59:
State/Prov/County:Tagounite
Date:2004
Mass (g):459
Pieces:5
Class:diogenite (ol-rich)
Fayalite (mol%):27.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:GHupé
Comments:Paired with NWA 1877
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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Gerald Armstrong   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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