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Northwest Africa 6523
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6523
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6523
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 220 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  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 13 Sep 2013
Data from:
  MB102
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Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):220
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Fayalite (mol%):3.7±4.2 (0.3-17.8, n=25)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.1±0.2 (0.7-2.8, n=14)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):26.0
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Harald Stehlik
Comments:The black rock consists of up to 2-mm-sized chondrules, CAIs, and amoeboid olivine aggregate set in a fine-grained alomost opaque matrix. Areas of intense brownish staining are abundant.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private 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 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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