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Northwest Africa 10449
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10449
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10449
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 12.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  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 31 Dec 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10449 (NWA 10449)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015 May

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK6)

History: Purchased by Fabien Kuntz in May 2015 from a dealer in Erfoud, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Mostly recrystallized with some indistinct chondrules containing Cr-magnetite (partly altered to red-brown oxyhydroxides).

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa33.5-34.5, FeO/MnO = 102-124, N = 3), clinopyroxene (Fs6.0-7.1Wo50.0-49.8, N = 2).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK6).

Specimens: 2.51 g including one polished thin section at PSF; main mass with Kuntz.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2015 May
Mass (g):12.55
Pieces:1
Class:CK6
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):33.5-34.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):2.51
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:F. Kuntz
Comments:K278; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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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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