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Northwest Africa 6276
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6276
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6276
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 385 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L4-6
Recommended:  L4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 44 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as L4-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1322:
Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P 2008 Feb
Mass (g):385
Pieces:1
Class:L4-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):26.0-27.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8-20.9; 9.1-9.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8-1.7; 43.6-44.1
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:B. Scarborough
Comments:BS10-4; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Michael S. Scherman   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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