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Northwest Africa 10075
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10075
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10075
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 461 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6528 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 11 Apr 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10075 (NWA 10075)

Northwest Africa

Purchased: 2014-Oct

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

History: Purchased by Fabien Kuntz in October 2014 from a Moroccan dealer at the Munich Show.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Sparse chondrules.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa24.8-25.0, N = 2), orthopyroxene (Fs20.6-20.7Wo1.3-1.5, N = 2), clinopyroxene (Fs6.8-7.6Wo45.4-45.0, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5).

Specimens: 54.12 g including one polished thin section at PSF; main mass with Kuntz.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich
Date:P 2014-Oct
Mass (g):461
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.8-25.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6-20.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3-1.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):54.12
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:F. Kuntz
Comments:K235; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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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Mike Markowitz   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2035 unapproved names)

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