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Northwest Africa 6201
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6201
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6201
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 42 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 537 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1309:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):42
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:medium
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):21.1 (core)
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.2 (core)
Wollastonite (mol%):7.3
Classifier:T. Bunch and Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):8.8
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:DGregory
Comments:Typical ureilite texture; submitted by T. Bunch
Institutions
   and collections
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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1522 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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