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Northwest Africa 6616
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6616
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6616
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 770 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L5-6
Recommended:  L5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 61 approved meteorites classified as L5-6.   [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 1434:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim
Date:P 2008 June
Mass (g):770
Pieces:1
Class:L5-6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2-3
Fayalite (mol%):25±1
Ferrosilite (mol%):21±1
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:brecciated; 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)
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 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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