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Northwest Africa 6160
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6160
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6160
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 333 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10979 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 18 Dec 2010
Data from:
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Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P 2010 Jan
Mass (g):333
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):24.2-24.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9-21.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8-1.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):23.6
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:MMartin
Finder:MM10-2
Comments: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)
MMartin: P.O. Box 164, Kaaawa, HI 96730, United States; Website (private address; updated 14 Jul 2013)
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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 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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