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Northwest Africa 10835
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10835
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10835
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 7.2 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11582 approved meteorites (plus 10 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 24 Sep 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Northwest Africa 10835 (NWA 10835)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2016 May

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

History: Purchased by John Higgins in May 2016 from a dealer in Zagora, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Mostly recrystallized with sparse chondrules and chondrule remnants plus stained and altered metal grains. Minor chlorapatite was noted in the matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa25.1-25.7, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs20.9-21.0Wo1.4-1.5, N = 3), clinopyroxene (Fs10.8-12.2Wo36.1-43.2, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6).

Specimens: 97 g including one polished thin section at UWB; remainder with Mr. J. Higgins.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora
Date:P 2016 May
Mass (g):7200
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.1-25.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9-21.0
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4-1.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):97
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:J. Higgins
Comments:JH16-6; 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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