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Northwest Africa 6135
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6135
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6135
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 3.8 kg
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 16 Nov 2010
Data from:
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Origin or pseudonym:Erfoud
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):3800
Pieces:3
Class:LL3.8
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):20.0±6.4 (13.1-25.7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):7.7 (5.4-10.0)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.4
Classifier:Alan Rubin
Type spec mass (g):24
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Morgan
Comments:Average chondrule diameter is about 600 µm; several RP and C chondrules are present. The largest chondrule in the thin section is 1.3 mm across. About 1 vol.% kamacite and troilite, plus terrestrially weathered metal. No AOIs or CAIs found.; submitted by Matt Morgan
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
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 1370 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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