header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 28 Mar 2020
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 6121
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6121
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6121
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 289 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5948 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 26 Oct 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:P 2003
Mass (g):289.1
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18-21
Ferrosilite (mol%):17-20
Classifier:Catherine Caillet Komorowski, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):289.1
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Mr. Marthe
Comments:Elongated sulfides, relatively large grained and fine grained areas. Purchase date is uncertain.; 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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1460 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

Direct link to this page