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Northwest Africa 6043
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 6043
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 6043
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2009
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1220 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  CR2
Recommended:  CR2    [explanation]

This is 1 of 163 approved meteorites classified as CR2.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 2), and CR chondrites
Comments: Approved 10 Dec 2013
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Agadir, Morocco
Date:P 2009
Mass (g):1220
Pieces:2
Class:CR2
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):0.4-33.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.9-3.3
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Carsten Giessler
Comments:The meteorite is composed of sharply defined, up to 4 mm sized chondrules set in a phyllosilicate-rich brownish matrix. Chondrules often show multilayered rims of metals and sulfides. Metal spheres are abundant throughout the meteorite.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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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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Dominik Stoeckli   
Gregor H.   
Jean-Michel Masson   
Mirko Graul   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7027 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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