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Northwest Africa 6155
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6155
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6155
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 53 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  CK5
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 162 approved meteorites classified as CK5.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 21 Jan 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
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Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P Jan 2010
Mass (g):53
Pieces:2
Class:CK5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):30.9-31.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.1-25.4; 8.9-9.5
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8±0.0; 46.4-47.3
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):12.2
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:D. Goettlich
Comments:Submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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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. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7320 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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