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Northwest Africa 6347
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6347
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6347
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 148 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 443 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1357:
Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2010 Jul
Mass (g):148
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Ferrosilite (mol%):43.8-59.2; 31.2-32.7
Wollastonite (mol%):5.8-6.1; 39.1-38.1
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.7
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:Ralew
Comments:very fine grained; SR10-1; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstra├če 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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