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Northwest Africa 10222
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10222
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10222
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 218 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 537 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 25 Jul 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Tucson Show
Date:P Feb 2015
Mass (g):218.2
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):1.2±1.1 (n=22)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.2±1.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±1.0 (n=16)
Classifier:A. Rubin and J. Breen, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):20.27
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Sean Tutorow
Comments:The rock has a moderate petrofabric. Many of the low-Ca pyx phenocrysts in the chondrules exhibit polysynthetic twinning. There are some AOAs and some Fluffy Type A CAIs. Many chondrules have igneous rims around them. Chondrules are very sharp and have a mean size of ~900 µm.; 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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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1502 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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