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Northwest Africa 6129
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6129
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6129
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1374 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6105 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 15 Feb 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:South
Place of purchase:Tizi-N-Tafilalet
Date:P 31 Aug 2007
Latitude:30°27'22.5"N
Longitude:05°29'12.2"W
Mass (g):1374.12
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):19-20
Ferrosilite (mol%):18
Classifier:Catherine Caillet Komorowski, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):240.63
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Mr. Dominique Breynaert
Comments:Several photographs were taken upon discovery by a nomad working as a bird watcher in the area and who undertakes extensive surveys by foot during several months with a GPS. Reddish macroscopic aspect.; 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:
     Recommended::   (30° 27' 23"N, 5° 29' 12"W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 73 approved meteorites from Souss-Massa-Draâ, Morocco (plus 4 unapproved names)
     This is 1 of 1481 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)
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