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Northwest Africa 6061
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6061
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6061
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 48 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 666 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 1 Nov 2015
Data from:
  MB104
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):48
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):15.8±11 (0.8-34.6, n=39)
Ferrosilite (mol%):10.6±8.9 (1.5-33.8, n=37)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9±1.7 (0.2-4.8, n=37)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):9.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Fabien Kuntz
Comments:Well defined chondrules ~0.7 mm in diameter in a fine-grained matrix of chondrule and mineral fragments and FeNi metal.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private 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 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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