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Northwest Africa 6283
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6283
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6283
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 104 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  H3.6
Recommended:  H3.6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 43 approved meteorites classified as H3.6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 19 Sep 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1326:
Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2006 Oct
Mass (g):104
Pieces:1
Class:H3.6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):3.5-25.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):6.1; 10.7; 4.1
Wollastonite (mol%):4.2; 9.0; 40.6
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):29
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:J. Higgins
Comments:JH10-10; Cr2O3 in Fe olivine 0.02-0.05 wt.%; 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)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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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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