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Northwest Africa 6050
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6050
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6050
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 147.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 434 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 10 Dec 2013
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):147.9
Pieces:1
Class:Diogenite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):30.4
Wollastonite (mol%):3.9
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marc Jost
Comments:The meteorite is partly covered by fusion crust and displays a fresh greyish to light greenish interior. It is predominantly composed of 1-2 mm sized low-Ca pyroxene crystals. Minor phases include chromite, FeS, and rare FeNi metal. SJS-09004; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstra├če 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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