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Northwest Africa 6197
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6197
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6197
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 339 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2788 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 16 Oct 2010
Data from:
  MB99
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Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):339
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):29.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.3
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1
Classifier:T. Bunch/Wittke
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:DGregory
Comments:Submitted by T. Bunch
Institutions
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NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
DGregory: David Gregory, 230 First Avenue, Suite 108, St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 4P5, Canada (private 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 1481 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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