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Northwest Africa 6398
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6398
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6398
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 372 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2834 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 6 Jan 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim
Date:P 22 June 2010
Mass (g):372.3
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):31.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):26
Classifier:A. Bischoff and M. Matthes
Type spec mass (g):25
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:anon
Comments:breccia, shock veins; submitted by Addi Bischoff
Institutions
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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. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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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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