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Northwest Africa 6626
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6626
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6626
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 3.3 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L3.9
Recommended:  L3.9    [explanation]

This is 1 of 29 approved meteorites classified as L3.9.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 29 Jul 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P 2011 Feb
Mass (g):3300
Pieces:1
Class:L3.9
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24±1.5 (22-26)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17±3 (10-23)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:M. Cottingham
Comments:Percent mean deviation of fayalite in olivine = 6.; submitted by K. Metzler
Institutions
   and collections
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. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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The Wilcox Collection of Meteorites      
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6588 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2020 unapproved names)

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