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Northwest Africa 6853
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6853
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6853
Observed fall: No
Year found: unknown
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 22.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L~6
Recommended:  L~6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 174 approved meteorites classified as L~6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 9 Nov 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1514:
Date:P
Mass (g):22.28
Pieces:1
Class:L~6
Weathering grade:W4
Magnetic suscept.:4.48
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):4.6
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:anonymous
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Poorly developed chondrules to 1 mm in limonite-stained recrystallized matrix.; submitted by Bartoschewitz
Institutions
   and collections
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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Achim Sven Faforke   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7529 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1975 unapproved names)

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