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Northwest Africa 6042
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6042
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6042
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1150 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2739 approved meteorites classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Nov 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):1150
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):29±0.4, n=19
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.8±0.3, n=15
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):29
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Carsten Giessler
Comments:breccia; plagioclase grain size about 70 µm; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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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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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6741 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2032 unapproved names)

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