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Northwest Africa 6178
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6178
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6178
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 380 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 372 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1298:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):380
Pieces:1
Class:Howardite
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):38.5 (n=2)
Ferrosilite (mol%):30.2 (diog) 51.1 (euc)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.4 (diog) 8.3 (euc)
Classifier:T. Bunch and Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):20.7
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:AHabibi
Comments:Submitted by T. Bunch
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
AHabibi: Palms Hotel Club, Erfoud 52200, Morocco (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
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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 1390 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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