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NWA 6834  ( 2,457 g )

NWA 6834 ( 2,457 g )

Northwest Africa 6834 (NWA 6834)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2010

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H7)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a local meteorite dealer in Erfoud, Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Brownish fragment without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a completely recrystallized texture of dominantly olivine and orthopyroxene grains, the latter with relativey high Wo-contents. 120 degree triple junctions are present. Plagioclase grains are up to 100 μm in size. No chondrules observed. Abundant Fe,Ni metal and troilite.


Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2010
Mass (g):285
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):19.2±0.1 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.0±0.1 (n=11)
Wollastonite (mol%):3.7±0.3 (n=11)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake


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