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Northwest Africa 6775
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6775
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6775
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: Western Sahara
Mass:help 913 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11471 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 13 Sep 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Rio de Oro
Origin or pseudonym:Near Zoug
Date:2002
Latitude:21°45'N
Longitude:14°00'W
Mass (g):913
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.3±0.3 (N=19)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.2±0.2 (N=15)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7±0.2 (N=15)
Magnetic suscept.:4.76
Classifier:W. De Vos
Type spec mass (g):913
Type spec location:RBINS
Main mass:RBINS
Comments:Large brick-shaped meteorite, fusion crust with flow structures.; submitted by Walter De Vos
Institutions
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RBINS: Marleen De Ceukelaire Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, rue Vautier 29 - 1000 Brussels, Belgium (institutional address; updated 15 Jul 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography:

Western Sahara
Coordinates:
     Recommended::   (21° 45'N, 14° 0'W)

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 37 approved meteorites from Rio de Oro, Western Sahara
     This is 1 of 224 approved meteorites from Western Sahara (plus 19 unapproved names)
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