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Northwest Africa 6071
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6071
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6071
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 248 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 709 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 1 Nov 2015
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):248
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):11.2±11 (0.6-41.4, n=24)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.1±7.9 (1.9-29.6, n=55)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7±0.6 (0.2-2.8, n=55)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Jürgen Nauber, JNMC
Comments:Well defined chondrules ~0.6 mm in diameter in a fine-grained matrix of chondrule and mineral fragments and FeNi metal.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
JNMC: jnmczurich, P.O. Box 208, CH-8155 Niederhasli, Switzerland; Website (private address; updated 4 Feb 2014)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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