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Northwest Africa 6281
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6281
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6281
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 130 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 554 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 5 Feb 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1324:
Place of purchase:Taliouine
Date:P 2010 Mar
Mass (g):130
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):0.6-32.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):6.1; 1.5-2.3
Wollastonite (mol%):4.2; 5.5-4.9
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):24
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:J. Higgins
Comments:Estimated subtype 3.4; field name JH10-8; submitted by A. Irving
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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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Anthony James   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7368 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1957 unapproved names)

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