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Northwest Africa 10071
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10071
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10071
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 371 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  LL3
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 347 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 3 Oct 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10071 (NWA 10071)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2014 Dec

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

History: Purchased by Aras Jonikas in December 2014 from a Moroccan dealer.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Closely packed, relatively large (1.5±0.8 mm), round, glass-bearing chondrules are set in a sparse, dark matrix containing stained kamacite. Minerals are olivine, orthopyroxene, pigeonite, augite, plagioclase, cruciform chromite and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa0.8-52.0; Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine rims 0.05-0.09 wt.%, mean 0.07±0.01 wt.%, N = 11), orthopyroxene (Fs1.4-9.2Wo1.0-1.1), pigeonite (Fs19.8Wo17.0), augite (Fs1.1Wo47.8).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite LL3.

Specimens: 21.1 g including one polished thin section at UWB. The remainder is held by Mr. A. Jonikas.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2014 Dec
Mass (g):371.2
Pieces:6
Class:LL3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):0.8-52.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.4-9.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0-1.1
Magnetic suscept.:3.98
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):21.1
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:A. Jonikas
Comments:AJ14-16; 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)
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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 7472 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1988 unapproved names)

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