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Northwest Africa 10873
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10873
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10873
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 199.5 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 Sep 2016
Data from:
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Place of purchase:St.Marie aux Mines, France
Date:P June 2016
Mass (g):199.5
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.2±10.2 (0.8-43.0, n=42)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.4±8.1 (3.1-26.7, n=17)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.5±0.4 (0.2-1.6, n=17)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:chondrule mean diameter about 0.7 mm; 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)
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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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