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Northeast Africa 006
Basic information Name: Northeast Africa 006
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NEA 006
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Sudan
Mass:help 700 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L5/6
Recommended:  L5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 175 approved meteorites classified as L5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Mar 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Desert
Date:2016
Mass (g):700
Pieces:1
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.9±0.5 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8±0.5 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.4 (n=5)
Classifier:K. Klemme, A. Bischoff, IfP
Type spec mass (g):24.1
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Finder
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Comment: Found near Station 6, Almahata Sitta. Not paired with Almahata Sitta samples based on weathering features.; submitted by Ebert S.
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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 Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography:

Sudan
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 9 approved meteorites from Sudan (plus 1 unapproved name)

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