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Northwest Africa 6232
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6232
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6232
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 800 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  Diogenite-olivine
Recommended:  Diogenite-olivine    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite-olivine.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 21 Jan 2011
Data from:
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Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2010 Mar
Mass (g):800
Pieces:3
Class:Diogenite-olivine
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):27.6-28.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.5-23.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6-1.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:M. Cimala
Comments:paired with NWA 5480; 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 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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