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Northwest Africa 10213
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10213
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10213
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 4.12 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11282 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Jun 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tucson Show
Date:Unknown
Mass (g):4122
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.8±0.2 (n=11)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4±0.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.2 (n=12)
Classifier:A. Rubin, J. Breen, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):164
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Sean Tutorow
Comments:Also present are grains of diopside Fs7.7±0.3 Wo44.8±0.2 (n=3) Shock veins are present. Many plagioclase grains exceed 50 µm in size.; submitted by Sean Tutorow
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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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:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1476 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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