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Northwest Africa 6376
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6376
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6376
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 390 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7227 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 22 Oct 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2007
Mass (g):390
Pieces:2
Class:L5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2-3
Fayalite (mol%):25.1±0.4 (n=14)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.7±0.8 (n=10)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Michael Cottingham
Comments:Submitted by K. Metzler (IfP)
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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