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Northwest Africa 6575
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6575
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6575
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 135 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 444 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 24 Oct 2011
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Writeup from MB 100:

Northwest Africa 6575 (NWA 6575)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2010 Dec

Classification: HED achondrite (Diogenite)

Petrography: Fresh specimen with cataclastic texture, composed mostly orthopyroxene with accessory chromite, altered Ni-free metal and troilite.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1424:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2010 Dec
Mass (g):135
Pieces:1
Class:Diogenite
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.7-21.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:G. Fujihara
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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7483 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1994 unapproved names)

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