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Northwest Africa 6609
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6609
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6609
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 164 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1728 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 19 Jul 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1430:
Place of purchase:Western Sahara
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):164
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):26±0.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):21±3.5
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:R. Hobein
Comments:Submitted by K. Metzler
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 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 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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