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Northwest Africa 6262
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6262
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6262
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 136 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  Eucrite-mmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 206 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 21 Jan 2011
Data from:
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Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Agadir
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):136
Pieces:3
Class:Eucrite-mmict
Ferrosilite (mol%):50.8-53.0; 39.8
Wollastonite (mol%):3.3-3.2; 25.1
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:C. Giessler
Comments:Submitted by A. Irving
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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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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Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6423 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2023 unapproved names)

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