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Northwest Africa 6158
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6158
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6158
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 560 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 594 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 21 Jan 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Taliouine
Date:P Feb 2010
Mass (g):560
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):22.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.0
Wollastonite (mol%):11.3
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:D. Stimpson
Comments:reduced rims on ol (Fa3.2-6.1) and pig; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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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 8037 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1947 unapproved names)

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