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Northwest Africa 6295
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6295
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6295
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 66 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 594 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 24 Oct 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1334:
Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2009 Dec
Mass (g):66
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):7.7-26.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.7-22.1; 6.3-15.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3-3.6; 33.1-33.4
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):13.2
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:B. Scarborough
Finder:BS10-7
Comments:Cr2O3 in Fe olivine <0.02 wt.%; estimated subtype 3.7; 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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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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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