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Northwest Africa 6727
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6727
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6727
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 88 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7227 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 31 May 2011
Data from:
  MB99
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Place of purchase:Dakhla
Date:P 2006
Mass (g):88000
Pieces:5
Class:L5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.0 (23.6-24.5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.3 (19.4-21.0)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9-1.8
Magnetic suscept.:4.8
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz (Analysts: R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Mader, Kiel)
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:S. Buhl, Hamburg
Comments:Submitted by Bartoschewitz
Institutions
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Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
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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 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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