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Northwest Africa 6125
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6125
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6125
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Algeria
Mass:help 299 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 705 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 15 Feb 2011
Data from:
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Origin or pseudonym:in Igidi sand dunes
Date:2006
Mass (g):299.2
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):0-84, average=26 (n=19)
Ferrosilite (mol%):0-22, average=11 (n=10)
Classifier:Catherine Caillet Komorowski, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):30
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Mr. Yaya Ouirou
Comments:Variety of abundant well defined chondrules, unusual clasts, inclusions with rims and recrystallised chondrules, apparently no CAIs. Little matrix. Proposed petrologic type: 3.4.; submitted by Catherine Caillet
Institutions
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MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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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:

Algeria
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1008 approved meteorites from Algeria (plus 26 unapproved names) (plus 4 impact craters)

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