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Northwest Africa 6671
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6671
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6671
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 234 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Eucrite-pmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-pmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 339 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-pmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 31 Jan 2012
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Writeup from MB 100:

Northwest Africa 6671 (NWA 6671)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2010 Dec

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, polymict)

Petrography: Fresh specimen composed of small clasts and debris from basaltic eucrites, with some large dark clasts of a pyroxene vitrophyric lithology. Minerals include pigeonite, subcalcic augite, calcic plagioclase, ilmenite, troilite and silica polymorph. No metal was found.

Geochemistry: Pigeonite Fs58.4-60.9Wo6.5-4.3 (FeO/MnO = 34-35), subcalcic augite Fs41.8-44.7Wo25.6-24.9 (FeO/MnO = 34-36).

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1467:
Place of purchase:Marrakech
Date:P 2010 Dec
Mass (g):233.7
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite-pmict
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):58.4-60.9
Wollastonite (mol%):6.5-4.3
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):22.8
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:B. Booz
Comments:Submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
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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Beat Booz      
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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