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Northwest Africa 6478
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6478
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6478
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 437 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2816 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 23 Sep 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1390:
Place of purchase:Bruegg, Switzerland
Date:P 2010 Feb
Mass (g):437
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):31.8-32.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.3-25.5; 9.9-11.0
Wollastonite (mol%):2.0-2.2; 43.3-43.2
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.8
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:M. Jost
Comments:SJS 10023; 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)
SJS: Space Jewels Switzerland, 2555 Brügg, Switzerland (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
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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 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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