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Northwest Africa 10672
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10672
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10672
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1150 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 21 May 2016
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2015
Mass (g):1150
Pieces:74
Class:L3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):14.7±10.9 (2.9-36.4, n=24)
Ferrosilite (mol%):10.9±7.8 (1.8-27.6, n=40)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6±0.2 (0.3-1.8, n=40)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:The light-brown meteorite shows chondritic texture with sharply defined chondrules of various types ~0.7 mm in diameter.; 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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