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Northwest Africa 6545
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6545
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6545
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 361 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6388 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Jan 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2006
Mass (g):361
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17.99
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.44
Wollastonite (mol%):0.81
Classifier:Vanni Moggi Cecchi, MSP
Type spec mass (g):60 + 1 PTS + 1 block (MSP 5063)
Type spec location:MSP
Main mass:GeoPal
Comments:Submitted by Vanni Moggi Cecchi
Institutions
   and collections
MSP: Museo di Scienze Planetarie, Via Galcianese 20/H, 59100 Prato, Italy, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 22 Oct 2022)
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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 8745 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1880 unapproved names)

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