header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 28 Mar 2020
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 10041
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10041
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10041
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 4.4 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3148 approved meteorites classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 Mar 2015
Writeuphelp
Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10041 (NWA 10041)

Morocco

Find: Apr 2012

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL5)

Physical characteristics: One single stone with a partial fusion crust.

Petrography: A few chondrules are visible. Recrystallization is extensive. Major phases are olivine and low-Ca pyroxene. Accessory phases include troilite, albite, and FeNi metal.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa=26.9±0.9 (n=26), Pyroxene Fs22.1±0.8Wo1.3±0.6 (n=19), and albite (Ab80-88).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL5).

Specimens: 20 g at PMO.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:Apr 2012
Mass (g):4400
Pieces:1
Class:LL5
Fayalite (mol%):26.9±0.9 (n=26)
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.1±0.8 (n=19)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.6 (n=19)
Classifier:Li S.
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:PMO
Main mass:Ke Zuokai
Comments:Submitted by Hsu W.
Institutions
   and collections
PMO: Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanjing, China (institutional address; updated 16 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
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1460 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 21 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

Direct link to this page