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Northwest Africa 6124
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6124
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6124
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 121.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L/LL3-5
Recommended:  L/LL3-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3 approved meteorites classified as L/LL3-5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 3), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 15 Feb 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Date:P 2003
Mass (g):121.3
Pieces:1
Class:L/LL3-5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):3-28, average 23 (n=8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2-29, average 19 (n=8)
Classifier:Catherine Caillet Komorowski, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):115.7
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Mr. Marthe
Comments:Presence of regmaglyptes on part of the remaining fusion crust, chondrule-rich (type 3) black part. Purchase date is uncertain. Most analyses indicate a composition intermediate between L and LL. Most analyses are between Fa25 and 28 and Fs>23; submitted by Catherine Caillet
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1390 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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