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Northwest Africa 10230
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10230
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10230
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 28.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  Eucrite-br
Recommended:  Eucrite-br    [explanation]

This is 1 of 164 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-br.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 4 Sep 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10230 (NWA 10230)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2014 Oct

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, brecciated)

History: Purchased by Alexandre Debienne in October 2014 from a dealer in Zagora, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Fragmental breccia composed of mineral clasts and some lithic clasts with intersertal texture. Minerals are exsolved pigeonite, calcic plagioclase, silica polymorph, Ti-bearing chromite, ilmenite and troilite

Geochemistry: Orthopyroxene host (Fs59.2-60.3Wo3.3-2.5, FeO/MnO = 31-33, N = 3), clinopyroxene exsolution lamellae (Fs27.0-27.1Wo42.0-42.5, FeO/MnO = 31-32, N = 3).

Classification: Eucrite (breccia).

Specimens: 5.66 g including one polished piece at PSF; main mass with Mr. A. Debienne.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Zagora
Date:P 2014 Oct
Mass (g):28.1
Pieces:5
Class:Eucrite-br
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):59.2-60.3; 27.0-27.1
Wollastonite (mol%):3.3-2.5; 42.0-42.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):5.66
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:A. Debienne
Comments:AD14-H; 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 2027 unapproved names)

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