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Northwest Africa 6045
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6045
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6045
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 37.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 516 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 10 Dec 2013
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Northwest Africa 6045 (NWA 6045)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2008

Classification: Ureilite

Petrography: The rock displays a characteristic cumulate texture of up to 1-mm-sized olivine, compositionally zoned orthopyroxene, and pigeonite grains. Olivine shows characteristic reduced rims.

Geochemistry: Reduced rims in olivine: Fa2.5-5.3; opx: Fs1.2-4.7Wo1.2-4.8; pigeonite Fs11.3Wo9.1

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Bruegg, Switzerland
Date:P 2008
Mass (g):37.7
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):12.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.2-4.7; 11.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2-4.8; 9.1
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marc Jost
Finder:SJS-08052
Comments:SJS-08052; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstra├če 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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