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Northwest Africa 6679
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6679
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6679
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 266 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3148 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 22 Nov 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1475:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2010
Mass (g):266
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):30
Ferrosilite (mol%):24
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:Vanni Moggi Cecchi, Giovanni Pratesi, Stefano Caporali, MSP
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:MSP
Main mass:Unknown
Comments:+ 1 PTS + 1 Block, MSP5145; submitted by Vanni Moggi Cecchi
Institutions
   and collections
MSP: Museo di Scienze Planetarie, Via Galcianese 20/H, 59100 Prato, Italy, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 5 Mar 2014)
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 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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