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Northwest Africa 6118
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6118
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6118
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 710 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11283 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 26 Oct 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
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Date:P 2005
Mass (g):710
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):25-26
Ferrosilite (mol%):22-23
Classifier:Catherine Caillet Komorowski, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):94
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Information is print only
Comments:The sample is partially covered with fusion crust. Purchase date is uncertain.; submitted by Catherine Caillet
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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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:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1476 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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