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Northwest Africa 10232
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10232
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10232
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 70 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 5854 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [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 10232 (NWA 10232)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2014 Aug

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6)

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

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

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa19.8-20.5, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs16.4-16.6Wo3.9-4.2, N = 3), augite (Fs9.3-9.4Wo37.3-35.7, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H6).

Specimens: 15.3 g including one polished thin section at PSF; main mass with Mr. A. Debienne.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Agadir
Date:P 2014 Aug
Mass (g):70
Pieces:1
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19.8-20.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.4-16.6
Wollastonite (mol%):3.9-4.2
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):15.3
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:A. Debienne
Comments:AD14M; 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 2027 unapproved names)

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