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Northwest Africa 6620
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6620
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6620
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 89 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (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 29 Jul 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2011 Jan
Mass (g):89
Pieces:1
Class:Howardite
Weathering grade:W2
Ferrosilite (mol%):42.5±16.5
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):18
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:M. Graul
Comments:Mineral and lithic clasts of various lithologies up to 3 mm set in a fine-grained, medium gray clastic matrix. Some oxidized metal is present. An88.5±4.5; submitted by K. Metzler
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2027 unapproved names)

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