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Northwest Africa 6581
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6581
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6581
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 146.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2788 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Feb 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P Feb 2008
Mass (g):146.5
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):30.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.7
Wollastonite (mol%):2.4
Classifier:Alan Rubin
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:59 g in Atkins collection, 55 g in M. Haas collection
Finder:Larry Atkins, 5265 Brigham Rd., Goodrich, MI 48438
Comments:Submitted by Alan Rubin
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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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 1481 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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