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Northwest Africa 6200
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6200
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6200
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 149 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  CK5
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 162 approved meteorites classified as CK5.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2011
Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1308:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):149
Pieces:1
Class:CK5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):33.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):31.1
Wollastonite (mol%):0.4
Classifier:T. Bunch and Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):21.1
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:DGregory
Comments:Cr2O3 in magnetite = 4.1 wt%; feldspar = Or86An12; submitted by T. Bunch
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
DGregory: David Gregory, 230 First Avenue, Suite 108, St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 4P5, Canada (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1502 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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