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Northwest Africa 6149
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6149
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6149
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 225 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  Diogenite-olivine
Recommended:  Diogenite-olivine    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite-olivine.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 21 Jan 2011
Data from:
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Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Agadir
Date:P 2009 Dec
Mass (g):225
Pieces:many
Class:Diogenite-olivine
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):28.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:G. Fujihara
Comments:paired with NWA 1877; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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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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Andreas Grünemeyer   
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Gerald Armstrong      
Luis Alexandre Franco Gonçales   
Michael S. Scherman   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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