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Northwest Africa 6403
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6403
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6403
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 62.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10991 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 23 Jul 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2010
Mass (g):62.5
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.3±0.3 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.5±0.2 (n=15)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):14.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:brecciated; plagioclase grain size about 80 µm; 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 7005 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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