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Northwest Africa 6714
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6714
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6714
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 93.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  L3.1
Recommended:  L3.1    [explanation]

This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites classified as L3.1.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 12 May 2011
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2010 Oct 29
Mass (g):93.7
Pieces:2
Class:L3.1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):9.6 (range 0.5 - 27.0, PMD=76.7, n=19)
Ferrosilite (mol%):5.0 (range 1.2 - 15.0, PMD=67.5, n=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0 ± 0.7
Magnetic suscept.:4.25
Classifier:J. Gattacceca
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:P. Thomas
Comments:Cr2O3 in ferroan olivines is 0.28±0.14 (n=16). Mean chondrule size 660 µm (n=56). Presence of dusty olivines in some type I chondrules.; submitted by J. Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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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 6916 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2027 unapproved names)

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