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Northwest Africa 10039
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10039
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10039
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10004 approved meteorites (plus 17 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 Mar 2015
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Northwest Africa 10039 (NWA 10039)

Morocco

Find: Sept 2014

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

Physical characteristics: A single stone without fusion crust.

Petrography: Chondrules absent. Recrystallization is extensive. Major phases are olivine and low-Ca pyroxene. Accessory phases include troilite, albite, and FeNi metal.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa15.5-18.8; N = 18), low-Ca pyroxene (Fs13.6-16.8Wo2.6-6.8; N = 9).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5).

Specimens: 20 g at PMO.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Beijing
Date:Sept 2014
Mass (g):2000
Pieces:1
Class:H5
Fayalite (mol%):17.3±1.1 (n=18)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.0±1.0 (n=9)
Wollastonite (mol%):4.6±1.7 (n=9)
Classifier:Li S., PMO
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:PMO
Main mass:Ke Zuokai
Comments:Submitted by Hsu W.
Institutions
   and collections
PMO: Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanjing, China (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1476 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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