header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 7 Jul 2020
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 6377
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6377
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6377
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 21 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 536 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 22 Oct 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2010
Mass (g):21000
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:medium
Fayalite (mol%):15.4±19.7 (0.5-58, n=19)
Ferrosilite (mol%):3.4±9.3 (1-9.5, n=22)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20g
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:A.+M. Hmani
Comments:Chondrules, amoeboid olivine aggregates and CAIs set in a brownish fine-grained matrix. Chondrule size up to 2 mm.; submitted by Knut Metzler
Institutions
   and collections
IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Hmani: A. Hmani Moroccan Imports, 13 rue Jules Hardouin Mansart, 92600 Asnières, France (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

Direct link to this page