header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Search Meteorites  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 28 Jun 2017
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 5480
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5480
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5480
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 4.91 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 95  (2009)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 390 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2008
Data from:
  MB95
  Table 2
  Line 124:
Place of purchase:Mali
Date:2008
Mass (g):4912
Pieces:7
Class:Diogenite
Fayalite (mol%):30.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8
Classifier:T. Irving, UWS
Type spec mass (g):21.4
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:GHupé
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)
GHupé: Gregory M. Hupé, 9003 Placid Lakes Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 95, MAPS 44, 429-462 (2009)
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
abibou   
André Knöfel      
aranemac   
Argus Rocks   
Auricular   
bphd   
Dirk Hohmann               
Edward Krikorian   
eraserhead   
Franco Vignato      
Gerald Armstrong   
Gregor H.      
ironee   
J John Lutzon         
Jim K   
METEORITES AUSTRALIA   
Michael S. Scherman   
Mirko Graul                              
tett   
Volker Heinrich   
Wandering Star      
Woreczko Jan & Wadi      
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5851 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2066 unapproved names)

Direct link to this page