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Northwest Africa 6689
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6689
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6689
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 295 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  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 22 Nov 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1485:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2010
Mass (g):295
Pieces:4
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):18
Ferrosilite (mol%):17
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0
Classifier:Vanni Moggi Cecchi, Giovanni Pratesi, Stefano Caporali, MSP
Type spec mass (g):22.7
Type spec location:MSP
Main mass:Unknown
Comments:+ 1 PTS + 1 Block, MSP5155; 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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8744 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1879 unapproved names)

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