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Northwest Africa 10578
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10578
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10578
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 75 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 709 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 27 Feb 2016
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):75
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):16.2±11.5 (0.6-30.4, n=54)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.2±7.5 (2.8-33.6, n=28)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7±1.2 (0.3-4, n=28)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):17.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Tomek Jakubowski
Comments:Sharply defined chondrules ~0.6 in diameter in a fine-grained matrix of chondrule and mineral fragments and FeNi metal.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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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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