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Northwest Africa 6702
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6702
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6702
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 5.61 kg
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 6 Sep 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Northwest Africa 6702 (NWA 6702)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2011 Jan

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Distributed ovoid, dust-rimmed, granular and BO chondrules in a fine grained deep brown matrix. Sparse CAI (one fine grained example is composed of Al-Ti-clinopyroxene, spinel and minor grossular).

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa0.7-10.6; orthopyroxene Fs2.5Wo1.2; Fs15.1Wo0.5; clinopyroxene Fs0.4Wo52.6, Fs0.8Wo42.6.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P 2011 Jan
Mass (g):5614
Pieces:76
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):0.7-10.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.5, 15.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2, 0.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.7
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:GHupé
Comments:GH-390; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
GHupé: Gregory M. Hupé, 9003 Placid Lakes Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852, United States; Website (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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