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Northwest Africa 6590
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6590
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6590
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 3.95 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1646 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 7 Apr 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2010
Mass (g):3950
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.9 ± 0.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.1 ± 0.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1
Magnetic suscept.:4.22
Classifier:J. Gattacceca
Type spec mass (g):136.3
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:PThomas
Comments:Submitted by J. Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
PThomas: Philippe Thomas, Meteoritica, La Chave, 07690 St André en Vivarais, France (private address)
Catalogs:
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 1476 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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