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Northwest Africa 6469
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6469
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6469
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 806 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 103  (2014)  Lodranite
Recommended:  Lodranite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 81 approved meteorites classified as Lodranite.   [show all]
Search for other: Acapulcoite-lodranite family, Lodranites, and Primitive achondrites
Comments: Approved 28 Apr 2014
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Writeup from MB 103:

Northwest Africa 6469 (NWA 6469)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2010 Aug

Classification: Primitive achondrite (Lodranite)

Petrography: 85-90 vol.% coarse-grained aggregate (grain size 0.5-3 mm) of olivine and pyroxenes. The remaining material consists of fine-grained (20-200 μm) FeNi, sulfide, chromite, and pyroxene.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa10.6±0.2, n=9; augite Fs3.5±0.2Wo47.5±0.7, n=5; low-Ca pyroxene Fs9.6±0.2Wo2.1±0.6, n=5.

Data from:
  MB103
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ouarzazate
Date:P 2010 Aug
Mass (g):806
Pieces:1
Class:Lodranite
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Classifier:Y. Wu, PMO
Type spec mass (g):30
Type spec location:PMO
Main mass:Ke Zuokai
Comments:Submitted by W. Hsu, PMO
Institutions
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PMO: Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanjing, China (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 103, MAPS 52, 1014, May 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12888/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7320 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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