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Northwest Africa 10819
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10819
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10819
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 238 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 7220 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 13 Sep 2016
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Northwest Africa 10819 (NWA 10819)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5)

Petrography: Monomict breccia, shock-darkened. Small amounts of crystallized sulfide-rich melt occurs interstitial to chondrules and clasts.

Classification: Shock-darkened, monomictly brecciated ordinary chondrite. L chondrite based on mineral chemistry. Petrologic type 5 due to the equilibrated state of olivine and pyroxene. Many chondrules still observable.

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Place of purchase:Tindouf, Algeria
Date:P 2015
Mass (g):238
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W0-1
Fayalite (mol%):23.6±0.3 (22.9-24.1; n=16)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.0±0.7 (19.2-21.5; n=18)
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:José Antonio Sánchez, Spain
Comments:Submitted by K. Metzler, IfP
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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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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Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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