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Northwest Africa 10651
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10651
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10651
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 100.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  CK5
Recommended:  CK5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 154 approved meteorites classified as CK5.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 24 May 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Northwest Africa 10651 (NWA 10651)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2016 Jan

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK5)

History: Purchased in January 2016 by Fabien Kuntz from Steve Arnold (Chicago), who had acquired the stone from a Moroccan source.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Sparse chondrules (apparent diameter up to 1.6 mm) set in a recrystallized matrix containing abundant orange-stained Cr-rich magnetite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa34.7-35.6, FeO/MnO = 106-111, N = 3), clinopyroxene (Fs8.3-8.7Wo47.5-48.5, N = 3).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK5).

Specimens: 20.08 g including one polished thin section at PSF; remainder with Kuntz.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Chicago
Date:P 2016 Jan
Mass (g):100.8
Pieces:1
Class:CK5
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):34.7-35.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):8.3-8.7
Wollastonite (mol%):47.5-48.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.08
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:F. Kuntz
Comments:K292; 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. 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 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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