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Northwest Africa 6302
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6302
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6302
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 54.4 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  CK6
Recommended:  CK6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites classified as CK6.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 10 Dec 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Bruegg, Switzerland
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):54.4
Pieces:1
Class:CK6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):28.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.2
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):11.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marc Jost
Comments:The meteorite displays a greyish-greenish interior and consists of sparse chondrule and CAI fragments set into an abundant fine-grained matrix. Opaque phase are dominantly Cr-bearing magnetite and pyrrhotite; metal was not found in the section studied..; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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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 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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