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Northwest Africa 6126
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6126
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6126
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 264 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6104 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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
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Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 7 Aug 2004
Mass (g):264
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):19-20
Ferrosilite (mol%):18
Classifier:Catherine Caillet Komorowski, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):101.83
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Mr. Dominique Breynaert
Comments:The rock was totally covered by fusion crust and measured 60x55x45 mm. Metal and sulfide are recrystallised. Presence of small graphite grains in metal. Some voids in chondrules.; 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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