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Northwest Africa 6449
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6449
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6449
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 64.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6213 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Nov 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1385:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2003
Mass (g):64.6
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19.0-19.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4-2.1
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):13
Type spec location:FMNH
Main mass:FMNH
Comments:K160; Purchased by F. Kuntz; Almost entirely recrystallized with rare indistinct chondrules.; submitted by P. Sipiera
Institutions
   and collections
FMNH: Department of Geology The Field Museum of Natural History 1400 South Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL 60605-2496, USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Nov 2011)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Michael S. Scherman   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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