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Northwest Africa 10671
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10671
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10671
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 394 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  CK6
Recommended:  CK6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 52 approved meteorites classified as CK6.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 7 Jun 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Northwest Africa 10671 (NWA 10671)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: Mar 2016

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK6)

History: The meteorite was bought March 2016 from a meteorite dealer in Hamada of Zag, Morocco.

Physical characteristics: The meteorite shows a fresh grayish-greenish sawn surface.

Petrography: The meteorite is largely composed of recrystallized olivine-dominated matrix with few scattered chondrules still being discernible. Maximum chondrule diameter observed is 1.6 mm. Intermediate plagioclase occurs frequently in the matrix and is up to 150 μm in size. Cr-rich magnetite is abundant. Minor phases include low-Ca pyroxene, Ca-pyroxene and troilite.

Geochemistry: olivine: Fa30.9±0.2, n=16; low-Ca pyroxene: Fs26.4Wo0.6 (N=3); Ca-pyroxene: Fs11.4Wo46.0 (N=3); Cr2O3 in magnetite: 4.7 wt% (N=3)

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P Mar 2016
Mass (g):394
Pieces:1
Class:CK6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):30.9±0.2 (n=16)
Ferrosilite (mol%):26.4; 11.4
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6; 46.0
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.3
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marcin Cimala
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6275 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2026 unapproved names)

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