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Northwest Africa 6383
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6383
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6383
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 702 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2753 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) 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 22 Oct 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2010 Aug
Mass (g):702
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1-2
Fayalite (mol%):29.3±0.4 (n=13)
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.3±0.7 (n=14)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Mirko Graul
Comments:Submitted by K. Metzler (IfP)
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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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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Jean-Michel Masson   
Jim K   
John Lutzon   
Konrad Andrä      
Mirko Graul            
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7027 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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