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Northwest Africa 6365
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6365
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6365
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 48.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6696 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Apr 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ouarzazate, Morocco
Date:P April 2009
Mass (g):48.7
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.53
Classifier:C. A. Lorenz, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):11.4
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:Vernad
Comments:Submitted by C. A. Lorenz
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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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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