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Northwest Africa 6282
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6282
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6282
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 129 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 570 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1325:
Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Taliouine
Date:P 2010 Mar
Mass (g):129
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):22.5; 8.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.1; 11.8
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7; 1.2
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:J. Higgins
Comments:pyroxene is opx with no pigeonite; JH10-9; 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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7675 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1972 unapproved names)

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