header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 16 Nov 2019
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Include past classifications in search
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 5599
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5599
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5599
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 360 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  R4
Recommended:  R4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 58 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 56:
State/Prov/County:Erfoud
Date:Dec-2002
Mass (g):360
Pieces:3
Class:R4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):38.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.3
Wollastonite (mol%):44.3
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):25.5
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:Gregory
Comments:Plagioclase An9Or3.6
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)
Gregory: David Gregory, 230 First Avenue, Suite 108, St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 4P5, Canada (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

Direct link to this page