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Northwest Africa 6076
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6076
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6076
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 119 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10308 approved meteorites (plus 45 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 18 Dec 2010
Data from:
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Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Agadir
Date:P 2006 Jul
Mass (g):119
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19.0-19.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4-16.6; 6.0-6.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1-1.4; 45.9-45.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):27
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:J. Higgins
Finder:JH10-1
Comments:Submitted by A. Irving
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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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 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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