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Northwest Africa 6774
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6774
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6774
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2000
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 79.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3159 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) 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 13 Sep 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Rio de Oro
Origin or pseudonym:Between Zoug and Aghoninite
Date:2000
Latitude:21°45'N
Longitude:13°45'W
Mass (g):79.10
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):30.7±0.4 (N=30)
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.8±0.4 (N=18)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1±0.3 (N=18)
Magnetic suscept.:3.04
Classifier:W. De Vos
Type spec mass (g):79.10
Type spec location:RBINS
Main mass:RBINS
Comments:Monomict breccia; submitted by Walter De Vos
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RBINS: Marleen De Ceukelaire Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, rue Vautier 29 - 1000 Brussels, Belgium (institutional address; updated 15 Jul 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (21° 45'N, 13° 45'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 40 approved meteorites from Rio de Oro, Western Sahara
     This is 1 of 239 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 19 unapproved names)
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