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Northwest Africa 6310
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6310
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6310
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 167 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  CK3
Recommended:  CK3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 42 approved meteorites classified as CK3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CK chondrites, CK3 chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 10 Dec 2013
Data from:
  MB102
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):167
Pieces:1
Class:CK3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):0.9-31.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.8-18.7
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Beat Booz
Comments:The meteorite shows a dark brownish interior with sharply defined chondrules and rare CAIs embedded in an abundant fine-grained matrix. Opaque phases include Cr-bearing magnetite and pyrrhotite; no FeNi metal was detected.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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