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Northwest Africa 10570
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10570
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10570
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 296 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  EL6
Recommended:  EL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 120 approved meteorites classified as EL6.   [show all]
Search for other: EL chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 26 Mar 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:USA
Date:P 2015 May 22
Mass (g):296
Pieces:several
Class:EL6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.4±0.2 (0.2-1.1, n=38)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5±0.1 (1.4-1.6, n=38)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Mr. Miguel Gonçalves, Porto, Portugal
Comments:Fine-grained, recrystallized texture of predominantly enstatite. Minor phases include daubreelite, troilite and albitic feldspar; ~1.5 wt.% Si in Fe,Ni metal.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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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. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/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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