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Northwest Africa 10214
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10214
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10214
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1816 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  LL3
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 316 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 28 Jun 2015
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Tucson Show
Date:Unknown
Mass (g):1816
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):28.1±1.8 (n=16)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.9±8.8
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.6 (n=17)
Classifier:A. Rubin, J. Breen, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):40.47
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Sean Tutorow
Comments:Brecia. Also present are some Ca-px grains: Fs16.0±6.1Wo13.2±14.4 (n=5). Many low-Ca px grains in chondrules exhibit polysynthetic twinning. Average chondrule size is ~400 µm. Kamacite has 6.1±1.0 wt.% Ni and 1.5±0.9 wt.% Co. (n=7). Taenite with 30 wt.% Ni is also present. Troilite is stoichiometric FeS. The meteorite contains a 7-mm-wide dark carbonaceous chondrite clast with 200-300-µm-size PP and PPO chondrules.; submitted by Sean Tutorow
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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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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Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1386 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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