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Northwest Africa 10652
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10652
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10652
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 146.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  Lodranite
Recommended:  Lodranite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 80 approved meteorites classified as Lodranite.   [show all]
Search for other: Acapulcoite-lodranite family, Lodranites, and Primitive achondrites
Comments: Approved 1 Mar 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 10652 (NWA 10652)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015 Nov

Classification: Primitive achondrite (Lodranite)

History: Purchased by Fabien Kuntz in November 2015 from a Moroccan dealer at the Munich Show.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Matrix-poor breccia with clasts composed predominantly of protogranular olivine (to 8 mm), with subordinate clinopyroxene, plus accessory chromite, Ni-free metal and pyrrhotite. Minor secondary calcite is present along fractures.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa10.6-11.3, FeO/MnO = 28-37, N = 3), clinopyroxene (Fs4.0-4.6Wo44.5-44.2, FeO/MnO = 12, N = 3).

Classification: Lodranite breccia.

Specimens: 21.84 g including one polished thin section at PSF; remainder with Kuntz.

Data from:
  MB106
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Place of purchase:Munich
Date:P 2015 Nov
Mass (g):146.1
Pieces:1
Class:Lodranite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):10.6-11.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):4.0-4.6
Wollastonite (mol%):44.5-44.2
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):21.84
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:F. Kuntz
Comments:K285; 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)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7005 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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