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Northwest Africa 6307
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6307
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6307
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 47.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  Mesosiderite
Recommended:  Mesosiderite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 216 approved meteorites classified as Mesosiderite.   [show all]
Search for other: Mesosiderites, Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 30 Dec 2013
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Northwest Africa 6307 (NWA 6307)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2009

Classification: Mesosiderite

Petrography: (A. Greshake, MNB) The meteorite consists of approximately 60% silicates and 40% metal in a coarse-grained texture. Rounded metal grains are mostly kamacite. Silicates are low-Ca pyroxene and calcic plagioclase; no olivine was found. Minor phases include phosphates, troilite, and silica polymorphs.

Geochemistry: Calcic plagioclase: An89.9-95.1

Data from:
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):47.9
Pieces:1
Class:Mesosiderite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):26
Wollastonite (mol%):2.6
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):9.7
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Mr. Jean Redelsperger, 69 Bvd Eugene Reguillon, 69100 Villeurbanne, France
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum f├╝r Naturkunde, Invalidenstra├če 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 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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