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Northwest Africa 6396
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6396
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6396
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 162 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 99  (2011)  CK4/5
Recommended:  CK4/5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12 approved meteorites classified as CK4/5.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 14 Feb 2011
Data from:
  MB99
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim
Date:P 22 Jun 2010
Mass (g):162
Pieces:1
Class:CK4/5
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W3/4
Fayalite (mol%):32
Classifier:A. Bischoff and M. Matthes
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Anon
Comments:A typical CK based on the composition of olivine, the NiO content in olivine and the matrix abundance.; submitted by Addi Bischoff
Institutions
   and collections
IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 99, April 2012, MAPS 47, E1-E52 (2012) [published online only]
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6752 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2052 unapproved names)

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