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Northwest Africa 6031
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6031
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6031
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 11.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  LL5-6
Recommended:  LL5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 59 approved meteorites classified as LL5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 13 Feb 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):11.1
Pieces:1
Class:LL5-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):29.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.0
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):2.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:Chondritic breccia with types 5 and 6 clasts. Plagioclase grain size in type 5 clasts is about 20 um, in type 6 clasts about 70 um.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6984 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2008 unapproved names)

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