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Northwest Africa 6571
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6571
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6571
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 932 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 537 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 6 Sep 2013
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Northwest Africa 6571 (NWA 6571)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2010 May

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Well-formed ellipsoidal to irregular, granular chondrules (some with concentric dust rims) set in a very fine grained, dark brown, ferroan silicate and sulfide-rich matrix. The matrix contains sparse grains of pentlandite, Ni-bearing troilite, and taenite, as well as some small CAI composed of spinel and perovskite.

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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2010 May
Mass (g):932
Pieces:174
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):1.4-6.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.0; 0.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0-1.2; 36.8-40.6
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):33
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:M. Martin
Comments:Submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
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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 7354 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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