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Northwest Africa 6269
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6269
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6269
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 372 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  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 21 Jan 2011
Data from:
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Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Bruegg, Switzerland
Date:P 12 Feb 2010
Mass (g):372
Pieces:1
Class:Howardite
Ferrosilite (mol%):26.9; 46.3; 16.5-17.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8; 1.3; 44.9-44.4
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):23.2
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:M. Jost
Comments: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)
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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: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2035 unapproved names)

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