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Northwest Africa 6942
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6942
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6942
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 179 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10324 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 17 Jun 2014
Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Sainte-Marie
Date:P 2011 Jun 22
Mass (g):179
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):20.2±0.5 (n=6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.8±0.5 (n=13)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Anonymous
Comments:Submitted by K. Metzler, IfP
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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