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Northwest Africa 6047
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6047
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6047
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 264 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  CK3
Recommended:  CK3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 71 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
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Bruegg, Switzerland
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):264
Pieces:1
Class:CK3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):0.2-30.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.9-1.3
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marc Jost
Comments:The meteorite displays an overall brownish interior and is composed of sharply defined chondrules and rare CAIs set into a fine-grained matrix; matrix dominates over chondrules and CAIs. Opaque phases are Ni-rich sulfides and Cr-bearing magnetite. Metal is virtually absent.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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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 8495 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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