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Northwest Africa 6490
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6490
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6490
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 80 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 9995 approved meteorites (plus 16 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 12 Dec 2010
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:2002
Mass (g):80
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):18.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1,36
Magnetic suscept.:5.20
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):59.5
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:CEREGE
Comments:Submitted by J. Gattacceca
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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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 1460 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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