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Northwest Africa 10195
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10195
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10195
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 3.53 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1728 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 5 Jun 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10195 (NWA 10195)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2013 Feb

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4)

History: Purchased by Philip Mani in February 2013 from a Moroccan dealer at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Well-formed spherical chondrules (diameter 0.25-2.2 mm).

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa24.2-24.6, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs20.3-20.5Wo1.2-1.0, N = 3), subcalcic augite (Fs10.7Wo34.5), augite (Fs7.9Wo44.2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4).

Specimens: 29.15 g including one polished thin section at UWB; the remainder is held by Mr. P. Mani.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P 2013 Feb
Mass (g):3525
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.2-24.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.3-20.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.2-1.0
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):29.15
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:P. Mani
Comments:PCM15-I; 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)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 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 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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