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Northwest Africa 6618
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6618
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6618
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 237 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  Eucrite-mmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 206 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 29 Jul 2012
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2011 Jan
Mass (g):237
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite-mmict
Weathering grade:W3
Ferrosilite (mol%):51±15 (33-69)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:M. Graul
Comments:Monomic brecciated ophitic to subophitic basalt with evenly distributed oxidized metal. Pigeonite with thin exsolution lamellae of augite. Ilmenite grains up to 150 µm. An 88.5±4.5 (78-94).; 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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Achim Sven Faforke   
Andreas Grünemeyer   
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Mirko Graul         
The Wilcox Collection of Meteorites         
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6461 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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