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Northwest Africa 2645
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 2645
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 2645
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2004
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 166 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 89  (2005)  EL6
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  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
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Writeup from MB 89:

Northwest Africa 2645

Northwest Africa

Purchased 2004

Enstatite chondrite (EL6)

A single stone of 166 g was purchased in Erfoud, Morocco. Description and classification (J. Wittke and T. Bunch, NAU):  Cataclastic, fine-grained (<0.20 mm) with very rare relict chondule fragments. Contains orthopyroxene, Fs1.6Wo1.4; plagioclase, An5.4–11.1Or0.7-5.4; metal. Ni = 3.75 wt. %, Si = 0.93-1.45 wt. %, troilite, Ti = 3.1 wt. %, schreibersite, and daubreelite. Shock level is S2 and the weathering grade is W3 with moderate staining. Specimens: type sample, 21.3 g, NAU; main mass, Oakes.

Data from:
  MB89
  Table 7
  Line 352:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:2004
Mass (g):166
Pieces:1
Class:EL6
Classifier:Ted Bunch, NAU
Type spec mass (g):21.3
Type spec location:NAU
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
Oakes: Nelson Oakes, Route 1, House 50C, Uniondale, PA 18470, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 89, MAPS 40, A201-A263 (2005)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7354 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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