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Northwest Africa 6230
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6230
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6230
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 240 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  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 24 Oct 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1314:
Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2010 Mar 2
Mass (g):240
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):11.3-71.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):3.8-35.9; 22.6-24.7
Wollastonite (mol%):0.4-0.2; 30.1-27.4
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:G. Fujihara
Finder:GF10-3
Comments:Cr2O3 in Fe olivine 0.04-0.12 wt%; estimated subtype 3.4; submitted by A. Irving
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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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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