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Northwest Africa 10380
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10380
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10380
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 75 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 502 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 1 Nov 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10380 (NWA 10380)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2014 May 5

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite)

History: Purchased in Erfoud May 5, 2014.

Physical characteristics: A single crusted full stone. Cut surface reveals a light gray, brecciated interior.

Petrography: Igneous fine-grained brecciated rock. Main minerals are pyroxene and plagioclase with minor silica polymorph, troilite, ilmenite. Rare metal.

Geochemistry: Pyroxene FeO/MnO=34.2±0.5 (N=2). Plagioclase An90.6Ab8.9Or0.5 (N=3). log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 2.73.

Classification: Eucrite, brecciated.

Specimens: 10.4 g at CEREGE. Main mass with P. Thomas

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2014 May 5
Mass (g):75
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Weathering grade:minor
Ferrosilite (mol%):58.8±1.2 (N=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):7.2±0.9
Magnetic suscept.:2.73
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):16
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:P. Thomas
Comments:Submitted by J. Gattacceca
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Catalogs:
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 7741 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1971 unapproved names)

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