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Northwest Africa 10694
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10694
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10694
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 54.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  L3-6
Recommended:  L3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as L3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 2 Sep 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Northwest Africa 10694 (NWA 10694)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2005

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3-6)

History: Purchased by an anonymous collector from a dealer at the Munich Show in 2005 and subsequently donated to the PSF.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Breccia consisting of angular clasts containing well-formed chondrules (apparent diameter 400±200 μm) plus some recrystallized chondrite clasts (containing rare relict chondrules) in a finer grained matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa0.7-24.7, N = 5), orthopyroxene (Fs2.5-23.9Wo0.4-1.9, N = 4), subcalcic augite (Fs16.6Wo29.7), augite (Fs8.0-9.6Wo44.8-43.6, N = 3).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3-6 breccia).

Specimens: The entire specimen including one polished thin section is at PSF.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich
Date:P 2005
Mass (g):54.6
Pieces:1
Class:L3-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):0.7-24.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.5-23.9
Wollastonite (mol%):0.4-1.9
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):54.6
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:PSF
Comments:CHC 15012; 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. 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 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2035 unapproved names)

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