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Northwest Africa 10081
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10081
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10081
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 4.41 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2749 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL 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 10081 (NWA 10081)

Northwest Africa

Purchased: 2014-Jan

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

History: Purchased by Fabien Kuntz in January 2014 from a dealer in Zagora, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Recrystallized with poikiloblastic texture and distributed small metal grains enclosed within mafic silicates. Some large remnant chondrule features are evident.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa28.0-28.3, N =2), orthopyroxene (Fs22.0-22.5Wo1.9-2.4, N = 2), clinopyroxene (Fs9.7Wo42.2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6).

Specimens: 1.0 g including one polished thin section at PSF; main mass with Kuntz.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora
Date:P 2014-Jan
Mass (g):4.41
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):28.0-28.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.0-22.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9-2.4
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):1.0
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:F. Kuntz
Comments:K240; 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)
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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: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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