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Northwest Africa 6270
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6270
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6270
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 276 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  Eucrite-mmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 228 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 21 Jan 2011
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Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Bruegg, Switzerland
Date:P 12 Feb 2010
Mass (g):276
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite-mmict
Ferrosilite (mol%):62.3±0.05; 26.3-26.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7-1.9; 44.4-43.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:M. Jost
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 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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