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Northwest Africa 6193
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6193
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6193
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 68 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  Aubrite
Recommended:  Aubrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 66 approved meteorites classified as Aubrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Aubrites, Enstatite achondrites, and Enstatite-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2011
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Writeup from MB 100:

Northwest Africa 6193 (NWA 6193)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2009

Classification: Enstatite achondrite (Aubrite)

Physical characteristics: Igneous rock with variable grain size (<1 mm to 5 mm).

Petrography: Contains schreibersite, graphite, amd daubreelite.

Geochemistry: Metal Si = 1.4 wt %; FeS Cr = 2.7 wt %; plagioclase, An10Or5

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1306:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):68
Pieces:1
Class:Aubrite
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.4 (n=11)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8 (n=5)
Classifier:T. Bunch and Wittke, NAU
Type spec mass (g):15.7
Type spec location:NAU
Main mass:Aaronson
Comments:Submitted by T. Bunch
Institutions
   and collections
NAU: Geology, Bldg 12 Knoles Dr Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Apr 2012)
Aaronson: Sahara Overland Ltd., Harhora, Temara, 12000, Morocco (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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