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Northwest Africa 6810
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6810
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6810
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 2.65 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3132 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 13 Sep 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Adrar
Origin or pseudonym:Tanezrouft, near Timiaouine
Date:2003
Latitude:20°40'N
Longitude:2°40'E
Mass (g):2646.0
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):30.2±0.8 (N=29)
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.3±0.8 (N=6)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.3±0.4 (N=6)
Magnetic suscept.:3.90
Classifier:W. De Vos
Type spec mass (g):2646
Type spec location:RBINS
Main mass:RBINS
Comments:Monomict breccia; Submitted by Walter De Vos
Institutions
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RBINS: Marleen De Ceukelaire Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, rue Vautier 29 - 1000 Brussels, Belgium (institutional address; updated 15 Jul 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Algeria
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (20° 40'N, 2° 40'E)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 142 approved meteorites from Adrar, Algeria (plus 1 unapproved name)
     This is 1 of 980 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)
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