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Northwest Africa 6064
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6064
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6064
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 97 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 536 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 27 Feb 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 6064 (NWA 6064)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2009

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: The meteorite was bought from a Moroccan dealer at a mineral fair in St. Marie aux Mines, France.

Petrography: The meteorite is composed of large up to 2.5 mm sized chondrules, CAIs, and olivine amoeboids set into a fine-grained almost opaque matrix. Some chondrules show orange staining due to terrestrial weathering. No type II chondrules were found.

Geochemistry: Individual matrix olivines have up to Fa63.5

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:St. Marie aux Mines, France
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):97
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):15.9±16.9 (2.4-41.9, n=19)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.3±0.9 (0.9-4, n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7±0.2 (0.5-1, n=12)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Beat Booz
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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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Mirko Graul   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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