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Northwest Africa 1585
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1585
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1585
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 26.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 87  (2003)  R5
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  R5
Recommended:  R5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 34 approved meteorites classified as R5.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB87
  Table 8
  Line 183:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2002
Mass (g):77
Pieces:1
Class:R5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):38.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):32.4
Classifier:M. Zolensky, JSC
Type spec mass (g):15
Type spec location:SI
Main mass:Bessey
Comments:Plag: Ab86Or8
Institutions
   and collections
JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
Bessey: Dean Bessey ,P.O. Box 40810, Glenfield, Auckland 1310 , New Zealand; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 87, MAPS 38, A189-A248 (2003)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2035 unapproved names)

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