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Northwest Africa 6615
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6615
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6615
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 187 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  L3.8
Recommended:  L3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites classified as L3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 29 Jul 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2010
Mass (g):187
Pieces:1
Class:L3.8
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):24.5±3.5 (10-27)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19±5.5 (7-24)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Percent mean deviation of fayalite in olivine = 15.; submitted by K. Metzler
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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