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Northwest Africa 6604
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6604
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6604
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 605 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  CK4
Recommended:  CK4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 103 approved meteorites classified as CK4.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 29 Jul 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2006
Mass (g):605
Pieces:1
Class:CK4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):33.5±0.5 (33-35)
Ferrosilite (mol%):24±7.5 (9-29)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:A.+M. Hmani
Comments:Dark gray chondrules up to 2 mm set in a medium gray matrix. Opaques mostly magnetite.; submitted by K. Metzler
Institutions
   and collections
IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Hmani: A. Hmani Moroccan Imports, 13 rue Jules Hardouin Mansart, 92600 Asnières, France (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6423 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2023 unapproved names)

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