header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 22 Sep 2022
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 6214
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6214
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6214
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 320 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2857 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) 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 22 Oct 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P 2008 Feb
Mass (g):320
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1-2
Fayalite (mol%):27.5±0.5 (n=22)
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.8±0.3 (n=19)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Michael Cottingham
Comments:Submitted by K. Metzler (IfP)
Institutions
   and collections
IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Photos:
CreditPhotos
Photos uploaded by members of the Encyclopedia of Meteorites.
    (Caution, these are of unknown reliability)
Edward Krikorian Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Gerald Armstrong Photo added 19 Apr 2022
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8636 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1884 unapproved names)

Direct link to this page