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Northwest Africa 10378
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10378
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10378
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 490 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 1 Nov 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tan Tan, Morocco
Date:P July, 2015
Mass (g):490
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):8.3±7.6 (0.2-30.9, n=49)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.3±0.4 (0.7-2.5, n=46)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.9 (1-4.4, n=46)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marcin Cimala
Comments:Black interior with up to 2-mm chondrules, ~5 mm whitish CAIs, and olivine amoeboids in a fine-grained almost opaque matrix. Chondrules rarely show brownish staining due to terrestrial weathering; type II chondrules absent.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 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: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7354 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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