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Northwest Africa 7602
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7602
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7602
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 71 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  EL6
Recommended:  EL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 120 approved meteorites classified as EL6.   [show all]
Search for other: EL chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 6 Sep 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Northwest Africa 7602 (NWA 7602)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2012

Classification: Enstatite chondrite (EL6)

History: Purchased by Ralew in 2012 from a dealer in Erfoud, Morocco.

Physical characteristics: A single brown stone with sparse metal visible in the interior.

Petrography: (A. Irving & S. Kuehner, UWS) Recrystallized with no obvious chondrules. Predominantly enstatite with Cr-Ti-bearing troilite, metal (low in Si) and sodic plagioclase. Fairly abundant secondary iron hydroxides around metal grains and along grain boundaries.

Geochemistry: Enstatite (Fs0.1-0.2Wo0.6-0.7)

Classification: EL6 chondrite.

Specimens: A total of 14.4 g of type material and one polished thin section are on deposit at UWB. The remaining material is held by Ralew.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):71
Pieces:1
Class:EL6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.1-0.2
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6-0.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):14.4
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:S. Ralew
Comments:RA12-103; 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)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstra├če 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7472 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1988 unapproved names)

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