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Northwest Africa 6073
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6073
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6073
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 24.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 359 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
Comments: Approved 14 Dec 2010
Data from:
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Place of purchase:France
Date:P June 2008
Mass (g):24.9
Pieces:1
Class:Howardite
Ferrosilite (mol%):21-63
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4-4.7
Classifier:Randy Korotev, Ryan Zeigler (WUSL)
Type spec mass (g):6.77
Type spec location:WUSL
Main mass:Mr. Luc Labenne
Comments:Pigeonite, Fs31-60 Wo4-19; augite, Fs30-48, Wo25-40. Meteorite is a howardite with a mixture of basaltic eucrite clasts along with diogenitic clasts set in a partially metamorphosed/recrystallized fine-grained fragmental matrix.; 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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6505 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2021 unapproved names)

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