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Northwest Africa 6266
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6266
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6266
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 500 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  Mesosiderite
Recommended:  Mesosiderite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 233 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite.   [show all]
Search for other: Mesosiderites, Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 21 Jan 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Morocco
Date:P Apr 2010
Mass (g):500
Pieces:1
Class:Mesosiderite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:moderate
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.9-30.8
Wollastonite (mol%):2.3-3.4
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:M. Cimala
Comments:Submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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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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Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8674 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1882 unapproved names)

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