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Northwest Africa 6606
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6606
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6606
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 156 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L5/6
Recommended:  L5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 188 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 19 Jul 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1428:
Place of purchase:Munich
Date:P 2010 Oct
Mass (g):156
Pieces:1
Class:L5/6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):26±0.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.5±0.5
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:anonymous
Comments: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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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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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