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Northwest Africa 10482
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10482
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10482
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1404 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  H3
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 620 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 8 Jan 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Northwest Africa 10482 (NWA 10482)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a Moroccan meteorite dealer at the mineral fair in Munich, Germany.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a strong chondritic texture of well-defined chondrules of various petrological types about 0.3 mm in diameter set into a fine-grained matrix of chondrule and mineral fragments and FeNi metal. The meteorite is brecciated.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2015
Mass (g):1404
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):20.2±2.3 (18.7-26.3, n=25)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.9±5.4 (1.8-17.8, n=26)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±1.1 (0.3-3.9, n=26)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):30.0
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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