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Northwest Africa 6325
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6325
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6325
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 34.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  Eucrite-pmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-pmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 342 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-pmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 10 Dec 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Northwest Africa 6325 (NWA 6325)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2009

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, polymict)

Petrography: (A. Greshake, MNB) The grayish to light brownish colored rock consists of abundant clastic matrix supporting larger lithic and minerals clasts. Eucritic clasts show typical basaltic textures with lath-shaped plagioclase and exsolved pyroxene. Subrounded melt clast appears black in the bright matrix. Minor phases are chromite, FeNi metal and SiO2 polymorphs.

Geochemistry: low-Ca pyroxene: Fs51.8-55.6Wo2.4-5.8; Ca-pyroxene Fs24.9-47.9Wo14.7-43.2; calcic plagioclase An81.7-94.2

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim, France
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):34.71
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite-pmict
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:moderate
Ferrosilite (mol%):51.8-55.6; 24.9-47.9
Wollastonite (mol%):2.4-5.8; 14.7-43.2
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):9
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Mr. André Knoefel, Am Observatorium 2, 15848 Lindenberg, Germany
Comments:AKM 2009-005; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Andreas Grünemeyer   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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