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Northwest Africa 6851
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6851
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6851
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2003
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 208 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2861 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 May 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2003
Mass (g):207.7
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):28.2
Classifier:Alan Rubin
Type spec mass (g):207.7
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:UCLA
Comments:Submitted by Alan Rubin
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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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 8745 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1880 unapproved names)

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