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Northwest Africa 6505
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6505
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6505
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 62 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  CK4
Recommended:  CK4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 105 approved meteorites classified as CK4.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 24 Apr 2012
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Northwest Africa 6505 (NWA 6505)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: Feb 2009

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK4)

Petrography: Chondrules average ~900 μm in apparent diameter and lack clear glass. Chondrule types include PO, BO and POP varieties. There are some low-Ca pyroxene grains in the rock that have polysynthetic twins.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1401:
Place of purchase:Purchased from G. Hupe
Date:P Feb 2009
Mass (g):62
Pieces:1
Class:CK4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):31.4±0.3 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.2 (diopside)
Wollastonite (mol%):41.0 (diopside, n=1)
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):13.57
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:JUtas
Finder:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by JUtas
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
JUtas: Jason Utas, United States (private address; updated 8 Jun 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 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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