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Northwest Africa 6130
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6130
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6130
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2007
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 296 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:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 28 Aug 2007
Mass (g):296.05
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):19-22
Ferrosilite (mol%):17-19
Classifier:Catherine Caillet Komorowski, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):48.21
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Mr. Dominique Breynaert
Comments:More metal than sulfide; large altered opaque areas (about 500 ┬Ám); presence of veins; 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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