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Northwest Africa 6850
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6850
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6850
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 560 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1940 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 8 Jun 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1513:
Place of purchase:Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines Mineral Show
Date:P 27 June 2009
Mass (g):560
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):21.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
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: SMM09-1; 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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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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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