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Northwest Africa 6603
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6603
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6603
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 481 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2013)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 366 approved meteorites classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV-CK clan chondrites, CV chondrites, and Carbonaceous chondrites
Comments: Approved 29 Jul 2012
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Northwest Africa 6603 (NWA 6603)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2006

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

Petrography: Chondrules and small CAIs set in a dark gray matrix. Opaques mostly magnetite; oxidized subgroup.

Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2006
Mass (g):481
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):5.5±3 (0-11)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.5±2 (1-10)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:A.+M. Hmani
Comments:Submitted by K. Metzler
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Hmani: A. Hmani Moroccan Imports, 13 rue Jules Hardouin Mansart, 92600 Asnières, France (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5323 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2130 unapproved names)

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