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Northwest Africa 6849
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6849
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6849
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 4.3 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8290 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 May 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P 10 Feb 2010
Mass (g):4300
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7
Wollastonite (mol%):0.3
Classifier:S. Nishimura, T. Noguchi, M. Kimura, Ibaraki
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:NSMT
Main mass:Hori Mineraology, Japan
Comments:Field Name: TS10-1; shock-darkened; submitted by Makoto Kimura
Institutions
   and collections
Ibaraki: Department of Materials and Biological Sciences, Institute of Astrophysics and Planetary Science, Ibaraki University, 2-1-1 Bunkyo, Mito 310-8512, Japan (institutional address; updated 27 Feb 2011)
Hori: Unknown person (private address; updated 17 Apr 2009)
NSMT: National Museum of Nature and Science, 4-1-1 Amakubo, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0005, JAPAN, Japan; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jun 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8495 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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