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Northwest Africa 6059
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6059
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6059
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 108 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11000 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 Nov 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, France
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):108
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):24.8±0.3, n=13
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.5±0.9, n=12
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marc Jost
Comments:plagioclase grain size about 60 µm; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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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. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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