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Northwest Africa 6582
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6582
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6582
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 49 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  LL3.8
Recommended:  LL3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 33 approved meteorites classified as LL3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 27 Mar 2011
Data from:
  MB99
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Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P Feb 2008
Mass (g):49
Pieces:1
Class:LL3.8
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):27.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:Alan Rubin
Type spec mass (g):17.2
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Atkins collection
Comments:Subtype based on olivine heterogeneity and degree of whole-rock recrystallization; submitted by Alan Rubin
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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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:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1419 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 15 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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