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Northwest Africa 6602
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6602
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6602
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1048 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 372 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
Comments: Approved 29 Jul 2012
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Northwest Africa 6602 (NWA 6602)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2010

Classification: HED achondrite (Howardite)

Petrography: Porous and fragile breccia, consisting of eucritic and diogenitic mineral and lithic clasts up to 5 mm, set in a fine-grained clastic matrix. Diogenitic opx clasts up to 5 mm; eucritic pyroxenes with augite exsolution lamellae. Fifteen of 25 randomly chosen low-Ca pyroxenes have Fs values between 23 and 31. The sample consists of 60 vol% diogenitic components. Plagioclase An88.5±3.

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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2010
Mass (g):1048
Pieces:1
Class:Howardite
Weathering grade:W1
Ferrosilite (mol%):30±7.5 (23-51)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:A.+M. Hmani
Comments:Submitted by K. Metzler
Institutions
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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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6916 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2027 unapproved names)

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