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Northwest Africa 6619
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6619
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6619
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 3.37 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  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 29 Jul 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2011 Jan
Mass (g):3367
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):14±13.5 (1-45)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.5±0.5 (1-3)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):21
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:M. Graul
Comments:Section shows numerous chondrules to 3 mm in light-gray, matrix. Minor, localized iron-oxide staining. CAIs common to 2 cm.; submitted by K. Metzler
Institutions
   and collections
IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Bruno Caspirro   
Gregor H.   
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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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