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Northwest Africa 10573
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10573
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10573
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 76 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 536 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 26 Mar 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Northwest Africa 10573 (NWA 10573)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2016

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: The meteorite was bought in 2016 from the Moroccan meteorite dealer Hamza Lharbi in Guelmim, Morocco.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a dark grayish interior and is composed of up to several-mm sized chondrules, abundant whitish CAIs, and olivine amoeboids set into a fine-grained, almost opaque matrix. Some chondrules show brownish staining due to terrestrial alteration. No type II chondrules were observed.

Data from:
  MB105
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Place of purchase:Guelmim, Morocco
Date:P 2016
Mass (g):76
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):15.2±17 (0.7-51.5, n=25)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21±1.5 (0.9-5.1, n=30)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6±0.4 (0.4-2.9, n=30)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):15.5
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin
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 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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