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Northwest Africa 10387
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10387
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10387
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 67.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 504 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 10 Dec 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10387 (NWA 10387)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015 May

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: Purchased by Fabien Kuntz in May 2015 from a dealer in Rissani, Morocco, and subsequently acquired by Xavier Gonzalez.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Separated chondrules (apparent diameter 1.6±1.2 mm, some rimmed) plus fine-grained CAI are set in a deep reddish-brown matrix (~40 vol.%).

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa1.5-46.8, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs1.3-15.0Wo3.7-2.7, N = 3), augite (Fs0.7-6.5Wo36.9-35.6, N = 2).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3). Low/moderate weathering.

Specimens: 14.22 g including one polished thin section at PSF; remainder with Mr. X. Gonzalez.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Rissani
Date:P 2015 May
Mass (g):67.55
Pieces:2
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Fayalite (mol%):1.5-46.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.3-15.0
Wollastonite (mol%):3.7-2.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):14.22
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:X. Gonzalez
Comments:K262; 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)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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 2035 unapproved names)

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