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Northwest Africa 6341
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6341
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6341
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 136 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  CK5/6
Recommended:  CK5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6 approved meteorites classified as CK5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 19 Sep 2011
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Writeup from MB 100:

Northwest Africa 6341 (NWA 6341)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2010 Jun

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK5/6)

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS): Sparse recrystallized chondrules.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa29.4-29.7; FeO/MnO = 100-102), orthopyroxene (Fs24.4-26.1Wo4.1-0.6; FeO/MnO = 76-80), clinopyroxene (Fs11.0-12.1Wo47.9-46.6 and Fs13.6Wo31.7; FeO/MnO = 86-240), plagioclase (An40.8-89.0Or6.5-0.2), Cr-bearing magnetite and troilite. Oxygen isotopes (D. Rumble, CIW): δ17O -4.53, -4.48; δ18O -0.88, -0.65; Δ17O -4.069, -4.141

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1352:
Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Ensisheim, France
Date:P 2010 Jun
Mass (g):136
Pieces:1
Class:CK5/6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):29.4-29.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.4-26.1
Wollastonite (mol%):4.1-0.6
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.9
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:B. Booz
Comments:BB-26; submitted by A. Irving
Plots: O isotopes:  
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
CIW: Carnegie Insitution Washington, Geophysical Laboratory, 5251 Broad Branch Rd., NW, Washington DC 20015, United States (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Beat Booz         
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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