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Northwest Africa 6114
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6114
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6114
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 225 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L3.8
Recommended:  L3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites classified as L3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2010
Data from:
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Origin or pseudonym:Sahara
Date:2008
Mass (g):224.8
Pieces:1
Class:L3.8
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):10-27, average 23 (sd=0.06)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21-25, average 23 (sd=0.01)
Classifier:Catherine Caillet Komorowski, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):23.7
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Mr Abdellah El Abbassi
Comments:Proposed petrologic type 3.8; submitted by Catherine Caillet
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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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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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1466 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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