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Northwest Africa 5615
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5615
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5615
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 69 g
Classification
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Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 554 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 29 Jun 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 67:
State/Prov/County:Morocco
Date:May-2008
Mass (g):69
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Fayalite (mol%):61
Ferrosilite (mol%):2
Classifier:J. A. Banat, IUEM
Type spec mass (g):14.9
Type spec location:IUEM
Main mass:Hmani
Comments:Pyroxene contains fine exsolution lamellae of augite Wo43,Fs27.
Institutions
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IUEM: Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, place Nicolas Copernic, F-29280 Plouzané Cedex, France (institutional address; updated 15 Sep 2017)
Hmani: A. Hmani Moroccan Imports, 13 rue Jules Hardouin Mansart, 92600 Asnières, France (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8394 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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