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Northwest Africa 6081
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6081
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6081
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 530 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  LL4
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 384 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 18 Dec 2010
Data from:
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Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2008 Sep
Mass (g):530
Pieces:3
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):26.9-28.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.6-22.2; 7.0-7.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7-1.3; 46.2-45.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):27
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:J. Higgins
Finder:JH10-6
Comments:Submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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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: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8402 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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