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Northwest Africa 7010
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 7010
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 7010
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2011
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 314 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 100  (2012)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7220 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 Feb 2012
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Northwest Africa 7010 (NWA 7010)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: Sept 2011

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

Petrography: Sparse chondrules. Olivine, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene, sodic plagioclase, chromite, troilite and altered kamacite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa24.7-25.2), orthopyroxene (Fs20.8-21.1Wo1.6-1.5), clinopyroxene (Fs6.8-8.1Wo45.3-44.4).

Data from:
  MB100
  Table 1
  Line 1571:
Place of purchase:Denver
Date:P Sept 2011
Mass (g):314
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.7-25.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8-21.1
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6-1.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:UWS
Main mass:DPitt
Comments:Submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
DPitt: Darryl Pitt, 225 West 83rd Street, New York, NY 10024, United States; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 100, MAPS 49, E1-E101 (2014)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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