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Northwest Africa 6471
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6471
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6471
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 603 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 533 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 24 Oct 2011
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Northwest Africa 6471 (NWA 6471)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2010 Oct

Classification: Ureilite

Petrography: Coarse grained aggregate of olivine (exhibiting characteristic reduced, metal-bearing rims) and orthopyroxene

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1386:
Place of purchase:Semara
Date:P 2010 Oct
Mass (g):603
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):cores 20.4, rims 12.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5-16.7
Wollastonite (mol%):3.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:P. Marmet
Comments: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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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