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Northwest Africa 6030
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6030
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6030
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 728 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 590 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 10 Dec 2013
Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):728
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):0.5-38.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.0-2.4
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):23.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Beat Booz
Comments:Black interior with fine-grained matrix, sharply defined chondrules (to 2 mm), chondrule fragments, and refractory inclusions to several mm. Opaque phases include sulfides, magnetite, and rare Fe,Ni metal grains.. BB-15; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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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 8559 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1896 unapproved names)

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