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Northwest Africa 5600
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5600
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5600
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 115 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 481 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 16 Apr 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 57:
State/Prov/County:Erfoud
Date:Mar-2003
Mass (g):115
Pieces:1
Class:Diogenite
Fayalite (mol%):31.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):28.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:DGregory
Comments:Plagioclase An81.2–93.8
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
DGregory: David Gregory, 230 First Avenue, Suite 108, St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 4P5, Canada (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 8024 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1951 unapproved names)

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