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Northwest Africa 10385
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10385
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10385
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 77 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 1 Nov 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10385 (NWA 10385)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015 Jan

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3)

History: Bought by Luc Labenne in Erfoud in 2015

Physical characteristics: Dull brownish stone without fusion crust. Cut surface reveals dark brown interior with small chondrules.

Petrography: Small chondrules (average size about 200 μm), mostly of type I, and CAIs (to 500 μm) set in a fine grained metal-rich matrix. Abundant FeNi blobs in the chondrules and the matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa16.1±14.5 (PMD=84%, N=13). Cr2O3 in ferroan olivines 0.31±0.07 wt%. Low-Ca pyroxene Fs2.6Wo0.7 (N=1). log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.74.

Classification: CO3

Specimens: 20.6 g at CEREGE. Main mass with Labenne

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2015 Jan
Mass (g):77
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Weathering grade:Severe
Fayalite (mol%):16.1±14.5 (PMD=84%, N=13)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.6 (N=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7
Magnetic suscept.:4.74
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):20.6
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Labenne Luc
Finder:Labenne Luc
Comments:Submitted by J. Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
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 7005 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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