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Northwest Africa 6123
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6123
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6123
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 20 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  LL3.8
Recommended:  LL3.8    [explanation]

This is 1 of 33 approved meteorites classified as LL3.8.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2010
Data from:
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Date:P ca. 2003
Mass (g):20
Pieces:1
Class:LL3.8
Shock stage:S1/2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):8-30, average 26 (sd = 6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2-26, average 20 (sd = 8)
Classifier:Catherine Caillet Komorowski, MNHNP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:MNHNP
Main mass:Mr. Marthe
Comments:proposed type 3.8; More sulfides than metal, elongated sulfides but not metal, only two isolated magnesian chondrules with Fs2.; submitted by Catherine Caillet
Institutions
   and collections
MNHNP: Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, IMPMC-CP52, 57 rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris, France, France; Website (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1374 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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