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Northwest Africa 6573
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6573
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6573
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 37 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Eucrite-mmict
Recommended:  Eucrite-mmict    [explanation]

This is 1 of 228 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 24 Oct 2011
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Writeup from MB 100:

Northwest Africa 6573 (NWA 6573)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2010 Oct

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, monomict)

Petrography: Fresh specimen with subophitic texture, composed of exsolved pigeonite, calcic plagioclase laths (with abundant inclusions of orthopyroxene and clinopyroxene), silica polymorph, ilmenite, Ti-chromite, troilite and rare zircon.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1423:
Place of purchase:Taliouine
Date:P 2010 Oct
Mass (g):37
Pieces:2
Class:Eucrite-mmict
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):62.7-63.2; 29.7-30.3
Wollastonite (mol%):2.7-2.0; 41.3-41.2
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):7.4
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:G. Fujihara
Comments:GF10-6; 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. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Andreas Grünemeyer   
John Lutzon   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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