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Northwest Africa 10753
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10753
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10753
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 450 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1728 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 7 Jul 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Northwest Africa 10753 (NWA 10753)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015 Sep

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4)

History: Purchased by Ray Watts in September 2015 from a Moroccan dealer.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Well-formed chondrules and altered metal.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa25.0-25.2, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs19.8-20.5Wo4.5-1.7, N = 3), clinopyroxene (Fs7.0-8.1Wo44.7-41.1, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4).

Specimens: 20.5 g plus one polished thin section at ROM; remainder with Mr. R. Watts.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2015 Sep
Mass (g):450
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.0-25.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.8-20.5
Wollastonite (mol%):4.5-1.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.5
Type spec location:ROM
Main mass:R. Watts
Comments:RW001-16; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
ROM: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 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. 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 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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