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Northwest Africa 6072
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6072
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6072
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 333 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 98  (2010)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 408 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 4 May 2010
Data from:
  MB98
  Table 1
  Line 47:
Date:P May 2008
Mass (g):333
Pieces:3
Class:Eucrite
Ferrosilite (mol%):64
Wollastonite (mol%):2
Classifier:R. Korotev, A. Foreman, R. Zeigler, WUSL
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:WUSL
Main mass:Labenne
Comments:Augite, Fs70Wo43; granulitic texture. The 3 pieces fit together.; submitted by Randy Korotev
Institutions
   and collections
WUSL: Washington Univ., One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 98, MAPS 45, 1530-1551 (2010)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1312 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 14 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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