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Northwest Africa 6316
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6316
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6316
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 396 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 503 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 10 Dec 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2010
Mass (g):395.7
Pieces:2
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):0.3-45.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.7-4.2
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Beat Booz
Comments:Carbonaceous chondrite with mm-sized sharply defined chondrules, irregular shaped CAIs and amoeboid olivine aggregates set in an almost opaque matrix. FeNi metal grains are rare.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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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 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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