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Northwest Africa 10410
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10410
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10410
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 73.5 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 427 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 18 Dec 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10410 (NWA 10410)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015 Jun

Classification: HED achondrite (Diogenite)

History: Purchased by Aras Jonikas in June 2015 from a Moroccan dealer.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Fresh fragmental breccia composed predominantly of angular grains of orthopyroxene with minor olivine, chromite and troilite in a sparse matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa24.9-25.5, FeO/MnO = 48-51, N = 2), orthopyroxene (Fs20.8Wo1.3; Fs 29.6Wo3.2; FeO/MnO = 29-31, N = 2).

Classification: Diogenite (breccia).

Specimens: 15.54 g including one polished thin section at PSF; main mass with Mr. A. Jonikas.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2015 Jun
Mass (g):73.48
Pieces:2
Class:Diogenite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):24.9-25.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8; 29.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3; 3.2
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):15.54
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:A. Jonikas
Comments:AJ15-6; 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 2035 unapproved names)

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