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Northwest Africa 6284
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6284
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6284
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1021 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6539 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1327:
Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Agadir
Date:P 2006 Aug
Mass (g):1021
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):24.7-25.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4-21.2; 7.5-7.8
Wollastonite (mol%):4.2-1.9; 46.6-43.8
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):29
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:J. Higgins
Comments:JH10-11; 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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7027 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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