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Northwest Africa 6136
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6136
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6136
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 2.67 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 554 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 16 Nov 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Erfoud
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):2670
Pieces:2
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):16.4±22.5 (1.5-33.3)
Ferrosilite (mol%):8.2 (1.2-43.9)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2
Classifier:Alan Rubin
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Main mass (2200 g) split between Morgan and Reed; Morgan holds an additional 470 g.
Comments:Average chondrule diameter is 150-200 µm. About 30 vol.% matrix. Several AOIs in thin section.; submitted by Matt Morgan
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Reed: Blaine Reed, P.O. Box 1141, Delta, CO 81416, United States; Website (private address)
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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:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1503 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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