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Northwest Africa 6025
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6025
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6025
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 263 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 520 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 15 Dec 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Northwest Africa 6025 (NWA 6025)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2009

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a local meteorite dealer in Erfoud, Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Eight brownish fragments without fusion crust.

Petrography: Chondrite composed of up to 3 mm sized chondrules (mean diameter about 1 mm), up to 2 mm sized CAIs, and olivine amoeboids all set into a fine-grained brownish to black matrix. Type II chondrules are absent. Several chondrules show reddish staining due to terrestrial alteration.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morooco
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):263
Pieces:8
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):12.2±11.9 (3.4-44.8, n=23)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.1±0.1 (0.9-1.3, n=15)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8±0.1 (0.7-1.0, n=15)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Stefan Ralew
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstraße 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7101 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2004 unapproved names)

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