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Northwest Africa 10151
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10151
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10151
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 365 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  LL7
Recommended:  LL7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 60 approved meteorites classified as LL7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 11 Jun 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10151 (NWA 10151)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2014 Jun

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7)

History: Purchased by Stefan Ralew in June 2014 from a Moroccan dealer at the Ensisheim Show.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Triple grain junction texture with no chondrules. Minerals are olivine, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene, sodic plagioclase, chlorapatite, chromite, altered kamacite and troilite. Minor secondary veinlets of calcite+ quartz.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa29.6-30.6, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs24.3-24.7Wo2.2-2.1, N = 3), clinopyroxene (Fs9.6-10.1Wo44.6-44.5, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7).

Specimens: 21.0 g including one polished thin section at UWB. The remainder is held by Ralew.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim
Date:P 2014 Jun
Mass (g):365
Pieces:1
Class:LL7
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):29.6-30.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.3-24.7; 9.6-10.1
Wollastonite (mol%):2.2-2.1;44.6-44.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):21.0
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:S. Ralew
Comments:RA15-2-3; 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)
Ralew: Stefan Ralew, Kunibertstra├če 29, 12524 Berlin, Germany; 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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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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