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Northwest Africa 6404
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6404
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6404
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 747 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L6-melt breccia
Recommended:  L6-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 48 approved meteorites classified as L6-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2015
Data from:
  MB104
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2010
Mass (g):747
Pieces:1
Class:L6-melt breccia
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):22.8±0.2 (n=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19±0.2 (n=15)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):29.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:Abundant melted and recrystallized regions with characteristic FeNi metal and sulfide spherules. Intermingled are L6 fragments with plagioclase grain sizes of about 80 ?m.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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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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