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Northwest Africa 6003
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6003
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6003
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 301 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6213 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 22 Oct 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2009 Aug
Mass (g):301
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1-2
Fayalite (mol%):17.5±0.3 (n=20)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.6±0.2 (n=19)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):38
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Mirko Graul
Comments:Submitted by K. Metzler (IfP)
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Mirko Graul   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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