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Northwest Africa 6304
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6304
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6304
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 36.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 564 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 6304 (NWA 6304)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2009

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3)

History: The meteorite was bought from a Moroccan dealer on a mineral fair in Ensisheim, France.

Petrography: The dark brownish meteorite exhibits chondritic texture of abundant small chondrules, CAIs, chondrule and mineral fragments set into a fine-grained matrix. Chondrules are typically 0.1-0.2 mm in diameter and few of them are surrounded by dust rims.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Bruegg, Switzerland
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):36.9
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):8.4±15.2 (0.3-43.9, n=24)
Ferrosilite (mol%):3±2 (1.3-9.4, n=30)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.8 (0.5-3.1, n=30)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):7.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marc Jost
Comments: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. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7483 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1994 unapproved names)

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