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Northwest Africa 6056
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6056
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6056
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 502 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 516 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 23 Jul 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Bruegg, Switzerland
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):502
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):14.3±0.2 (n=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.6±0.3 (n=13)
Wollastonite (mol%):8.8±0.1 (n=13)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marc Jost
Comments:Olivine and pigeonite aggregates with grains up to 2 mm. Olivine shows reduced margins Fa1.8-3.8. Cr2O3 in ol: ~0.7 wt%. Graphite abundant and interstitial to silicates.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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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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