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Northwest Africa 10692
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10692
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10692
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 198 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6147 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 31 May 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Northwest Africa 10692 (NWA 10692)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2013 Jul

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

History: Purchased by John Shea in July 2013 from a German dealer, who had obtained it from a Moroccan source.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Well-formed chondrules (apparent diameter 300±100 μm) occur in a relatively coarse grained-matrix containing relatively abundant stained metal.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa19.7-19.8, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs16.8-16.9Wo1.5-1.4, N = 3), clinopyroxene (Fs6.5-6.7Wo44.2-42.6, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4).

Specimens: 20.83 g including one polished thin section at UWB; remainder with Mr. J. Shea.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Germany
Date:P 2013 Jul
Mass (g):198
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):19.7-19.8
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.8-16.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5-1.4
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.83
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:J. Shea
Comments:Shea16-3; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
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 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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