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Northwest Africa 6213
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6213
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6213
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 820 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11582 approved meteorites (plus 10 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 22 Oct 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P 2008 Feb
Mass (g):820
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):25.2±0.4 (n=17)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.3±0.5 (n=18)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Michael Cottingham
Comments:Submitted by K. Metzler (IfP)
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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