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Northwest Africa 10083
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10083
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10083
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 320 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10981 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [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 10083 (NWA 10083)

Northwest Africa

Purchased: 2014-Aug

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

History: Purchased by Alexandre Debienne in August 2014 from a dealer in Agadir, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Largely recrystallized with rare chondrule remnants.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa24.5-24.8, N = 2), orthopyroxene (Fs21.1-21.2Wo1.9-1.8, N = 2), clinopyroxene (Fs7.2-9.3Wo444.8-44.1, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6).

Specimens: 21.4 g including one polished thin section at PSF; main mass with Mr. A. Debienne.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Agadir
Date:P 2014-Aug
Mass (g):320
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.5-24.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.1-21.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9-1.8
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):21.4
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:A. Debienne
Comments:AD14-B; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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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)
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: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

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

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