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Northwest Africa 6264
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6264
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6264
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 273 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 565 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [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 2010
Mass (g):273
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Shock stage:high
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):62.8-63.7; 27.8-32.4
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1-1.9; 42.9-37.6
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:C. Giessler
Comments:fine grained with shock veins; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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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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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8745 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1880 unapproved names)

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