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Northwest Africa 15082
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 15082
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 15082
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2022
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 265 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Pallasite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 73 approved meteorites classified as Pallasite.   [show all]
Search for other: Metal-rich meteorites, Pallasites
Comments: Approved 23 Jul 2022
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Writeup from MB 111:

Northwest Africa 15082 (NWA 15082)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2022 Mar

Classification: Pallasite

History: Purchased by Shun-Chun Yang and Juan Chen in March 2022 from a dealer in Ouarzazate, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving, UWS and P. Carpenter, WUSL) Composed predominantly of olivine and metal (both kamacite and taenite) with accessory schreibersite and merrillite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa13.2-13.4, N = 3), kamacite (Ni 5.2-7.0 wt.%, N = 2), taenite (Ni 32.9-38.2 wt.%, N = 2).

Classification: Pallasite.

Specimens: 21.2 g including a polished mount at UWB; remainder with Mr. S.-C. Yang.

Data from:
  MB111
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ouarzazate
Date:P 2022 Mar
Mass (g):265
Pieces:many
Class:Pallasite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):13.2-13.4
Classifier:A. Irving, UWS, and P. Carpenter, WUSL
Type spec mass (g):21.2
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:S.-C. Yang and J. Chen
Comments:Work name SCY-69; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
WUSL: Washington Univ., One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 111, in preparation (2022)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8745 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1880 unapproved names)

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