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Northwest Africa 10088
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10088
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10088
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 210 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  LL3
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 342 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 17 Apr 2015
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Northwest Africa 10088 (NWA 10088)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: Feb 2012

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

Physical characteristics: The stone exhibited substantial pitting from wind-abrasion; it was entirely desert varnished.

Petrography: (A.E. Rubin, UCLA) The average chondrule diameter is 600 μm. There are polysynthetically twinned low-Ca clinopyroxene grains.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P Feb 2012
Mass (g):209.6
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):29.5±8.0 (12.8-37.3, n=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6±5.6 (11.7-26.2, n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.9±3.8 (n=5)
Classifier:A.E. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):24.1
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Utas
Finder:anonymous
Comments:[NWAU232]. Purchased from Said Haddany in Tucson.; submitted by J. Utas
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7354 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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