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Northwest Africa 10394
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10394
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10394
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 131.7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6147 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 22 Oct 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10394 (NWA 10394)

Northwest Africa

Purchased: 2012 Feb

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

History: Purchased by Dr. David Gregory in February 2012 from a Moroccan dealer at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Well-formed, relatively small chondrules and relatively abundant stained metal.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa17.7-17.8, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs15.1-15.7Wo1.0-1.1, N = 3), clinopyroxene (Fs4.9-5.3Wo46.5-45.9, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4).

Specimens: 22.08 g including one polished thin section at ROM; remainder with DGregory.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P 2012 Feb
Mass (g):131.67
Pieces:6
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17.7-17.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.1-15.7
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0-1.1
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):22.08
Type spec location:ROM
Main mass:DGregory
Comments:DG095; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
ROM: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 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)
DGregory: David Gregory, 230 First Avenue, Suite 108, St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 4P5, Canada (private address)
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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: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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