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Northwest Africa 10675
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10675
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10675
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 206 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  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 2 Jul 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Northwest Africa 10675 (NWA 10675)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2016 Jan

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3)

History: Purchased by Aras Jonikas in January 2016 from a Moroccan dealer.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Small chondrules (apparent diameter 200±100 μm), mineral fragments and amoeboid CAI are set in a deep brown matrix (~40 vol.%).

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa1.6-59.2; Cr2O3 in ferroan examples 0.08-0.17 wt.%, mean 0.13±0.04 wt.%, N = 8), orthopyroxene (Fs1.0-4.5Wo1.1-3.4, N = 3), diopside (Fs1.3Wo37.1; Fs3.5Wo51.4).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3).

Specimens: 21.4 g including one polished thin section at PSF; remainder with Mr. A. Jonikas.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2016 Jan
Mass (g):206
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):1.6-59.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.0-4.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1-3.4
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):21.4
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:A. Jonikas
Comments:AJ16-2; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7009 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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