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Northwest Africa 6259
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6259
     This is a PROVISIONAL name.
     It cannot be used in publications.
Abbreviation: NWA 6259
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1805 g
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Recommended:  Unknown    [explanation]

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Name: Northwest Africa 6259
Fieldname:
Origin/pseudonym:
Purchased:
Purchase or find date: Feb 2010
Lat/long: ,
Mass: 1805
Pieces: 1
Specimens: 35 g current, more expected, UCLA
Description: ungrouped iron or IAB-ungr
Info: high-Ni ataxite ~420 mg/g Ni (second highest in an iron meteorite)
Name assigned to: Wasson
Date assigned: 2010-06-07
Assigned by: Caroline Smith
References: Never published in the Meteoritical Bulletin
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