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Northwest Africa 6199
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6199
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6199
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 126 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L5-melt breccia¬†
Recommended:  L5-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 18 approved meteorites classified as L5-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 Feb 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1307:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):126
Pieces:1
Class:L5-melt breccia
Shock stage:S5
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):24.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Gregory
Comments:Submitted by T. Bunch
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
Gregory: David Gregory, 230 First Avenue, Suite 108, St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 4P5, Canada (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1394 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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