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Northwest Africa 5608
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5608
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5608
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 40.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  Iron (IIE)
Recommended:  Iron, IIE    [explanation]

This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIE.   [show all]
Search for other: IIE irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 16 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 64:
State/Prov/County:Algeria
Date:Mar-2007
Mass (g):40.9
Pieces:1
Class:Iron (IIE)
Fayalite (mol%):19.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):7.9
Wollastonite (mol%):41.4
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):8.2
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:GHupé
Comments:Silic. iron. Oxygen Isotopes (D. Rumble, CIW): ?18O = 3.556, ?17O = 2.658, ?17O = 0.788 per mil
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)
CIW: Carnegie Insitution Washington, Geophysical Laboratory, 5251 Broad Branch Rd., NW, Washington DC 20015, United States (institutional address)
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 6752 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2052 unapproved names)

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