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Northwest Africa 6993
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6993
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6993
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 47.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11278 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 25 Oct 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1563:
Place of purchase:Los Angeles
Date:2005
Mass (g):47.7
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.1±0.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:Alan Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):9.72
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:with purchaser, Sean Tutorow
Comments:Submitted by Alan Rubin
Institutions
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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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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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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