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Northwest Africa 10333
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10333
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10333
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 175 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 508 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 5 Nov 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10333 (NWA 10333)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a local meteorite dealer in Tan Tan, Morooco.

Physical characteristics: Three stones almost completely covered by fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a pronounced basaltic texture of dominantly course-grained pyroxenes (up to 1.5 mm) and calcic plagioclase (up to 2 mm). Pyroxene is typically exsolved; minor phases include SiO2 polymorphs, chromite and troilite.

Geochemistry: low-Ca pyroxene: Fs57.9±0.8Wo2.1±0.7 (Fs59.2-60.1Wo1.6-4.3, n=19, FeO/MnO=30-33); Ca-pyroxene: Fs24.7±0.5Wo43.8±0.5 (Fs23.9-25.6Wo42.8-44.6, n=19, FeO/MnO=27-33); calcic plagioclase: An82.7±3.9 (An78.2-89.8, n=19)

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tan Tan, Morocco
Date:P 2015
Mass (g):175
Pieces:3
Class:Eucrite
Shock stage:moderate
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):57.9; 24,7
Wollastonite (mol%):2.1; 43.8
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):23
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Jarkko Kettunen and Marek Wozniak
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. 104, MAPS 52, 2284, Octover 2017, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12930/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7820 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1971 unapproved names)

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