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Northwest Africa 6645
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6645
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6645
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 375 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  H3-6
Recommended:  H3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 68 approved meteorites classified as H3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 29 Jul 2012
Data from:
  MB101
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Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P 2011 Feb
Mass (g):375
Pieces:1
Class:H3-6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):17±2.5 (11-26)
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.5±3.5 (3-19)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:M. Cottingham
Comments:Breccia, dominated by a mixture of equilibrated and unequilibrated mineral and chondrule fragments.; submitted by K. Metzler
Institutions
   and collections
IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, 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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