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Northwest Africa 6617
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6617
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6617
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 71 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 101  (2012)  H3.6
Recommended:  H3.6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 43 approved meteorites classified as H3.6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 29 Jul 2012
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Munich
Date:P 2009 Oct
Mass (g):71
Pieces:1
Class:H3.6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):15.5±5 (1-26)
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.5±5.5 (1-21)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):15
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Percent mean deviation of fayalite in olivine = 32.; submitted by K. Metzler
Institutions
   and collections
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 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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