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Northwest Africa 6480
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6480
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6480
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 60.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  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 19 Sep 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1391:
Place of purchase:Taliouine
Date:P 2010 Nov
Mass (g):60.1
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):30.0-30.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.4-24.8; 10.5-11.2
Wollastonite (mol%):3.8-1.6; 42.8-42.2
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):12.5
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:J. Schrader
Comments:JS10-8; 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)
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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 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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