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Northwest Africa 6439
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6439
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6439
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 447 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  LL4
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 361 approved meteorites classified as LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 16 Feb 2012
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1378:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2009
Mass (g):447
Pieces:10
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):28.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9
Classifier:T. Bunch and J. Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):24.18
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:F. Kuntz
Comments:Submitted by Wittke
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (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 1402 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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