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Northwest Africa 10226
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10226
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10226
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 590 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5778 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 18 Jul 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10226 (NWA 10226)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2014 Aug

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

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

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Well-formed chondrules (apparent diameter 0.1-1.6 mm).

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa18.5-18.8, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs15.3-16.1Wo2.0-0.7, N = 3), augite (Fs5.0-6.6Wo46.2-45.6, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4).

Specimens: 21.9 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):590
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.5-18.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.3-16.1
Wollastonite (mol%):2.0-0.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):21.9
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:A. Debienne
Comments:AD14-D; 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)
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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