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Northwest Africa 10185
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10185
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10185
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 101 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 523 approved meteorites classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 18 Jun 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10185 (NWA 10185)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2012

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a local meteorite dealer in Zagora, Morocco.

Petrography: The brownish meteorite exhibits chondritic texture of abundant small chondrules, CAIs, and mineral fragments set into a fine-grained matrix. Chondrules are typically 0.1-0.2 mm in diameter; some regions show brownish staining due to terrestrial weathering.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora, Morocco
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):101
Pieces:2
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):9.6±6.9 (1.9-29.8, n=30)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.5±2.5 (1-12, n=30)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3±0.7 (0.4-3.4, n=30)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Dries Vandewoude, Sint-Sebastiaanlaan 7, 8600 Diksmuide, Belgium
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 7027 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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