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Northwest Africa 6139
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6139
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6139
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 213 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10720 approved meteorites (plus 3 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 12 Apr 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Los Angeles
Date:P April 2002
Mass (g):212.8
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.3 ± 0.7 (n=7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6 (n=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5
Classifier:Alan Rubin UCLA
Type spec mass (g):38.33
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Sean Tutorow
Comments:Submitted by S. Tutorow
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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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 6592 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2020 unapproved names)

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