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Northwest Africa 5409
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5409
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5409
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 97.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  EL4
Recommended:  EL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites classified as EL4.   [show all]
Search for other: EL chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 6 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 234:
Place of purchase:Denver
Date:September 2006
Mass (g):97.5
Pieces:1
Class:EL4
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.5
Wollastonite (mol%):0.2
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):19.5
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:AHupé
Comments:Kamacite (0.45 wt% Si)
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)
AHupé: Adam C. Hupé, 2807 China Cove, Laughlin, NV 89029, United States; Website (private address; updated 29 Jun 2013)
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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 6916 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2027 unapproved names)

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