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Northwest Africa 6612
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6612
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6612
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2010
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 194 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  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 29 Jul 2012
Data from:
  MB101
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Dortmund
Date:P 2010 Nov
Mass (g):194
Pieces:6
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3/4
Fayalite (mol%):17.5±21.5 (0-56)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1±0.5 (1-2)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Chondrules and CAIs up to 5 mm set in a shock-compacted dark-gray matrix. Many chondrules reddish from oxidation of chondrule metal. Some foliation visible.; submitted by K. Metzler
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 101, MAPS 50, 1661, 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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