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Northwest Africa 6507
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6507
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6507
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 5.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  CR2
Recommended:  CR2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 163 approved meteorites classified as CR2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), and CR chondrites
Comments: Approved 24 Apr 2012
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Writeup from MB 100:

Northwest Africa 6507 (NWA 6507)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: Jun 2009

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CR2)

Petrography: This rock has large chondrules, averaging about 750 μm in diameter. Many of the chondrules have discontinuous rims of metal blebs. Matrix contains isolated metal blebs range up to 550 μm. Troilite rare.

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1403:
Place of purchase:Purchased from E. Wichmann
Date:P Jun 2009
Mass (g):5.1
Pieces:1
Class:CR2
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):8.1±9.4 (n=4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.9
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7 (n=5)
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):1.306
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 6877 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2037 unapproved names)

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