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Northwest Africa 10832
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10832
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10832
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 6 kg
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 602 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 22 Oct 2016
Writeup from MB 105:

Northwest Africa 10832 (NWA 10832)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2014 Oct

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: Purchased in Erfoud, Morocco by Said Haddany in October 2014.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Large, round to irregularly shaped, granular chondrules (apparent diameter 700±400 μm, some rimmed) and irregularly shaped, fine grained CAI (some containing Al-Ti-diopside and andradite garnet) are set in an orange-brown matrix (~30 vol.%) containing primary calcite, Cu-bearing pyrrhotite, taenite and rare Cr-magnetite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa0.3-50.0, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs0.5-1.0Wo1.0-1.2, N = 2), clinopyroxene (Fs0.8Wo31.6; Fs 0.5Wo40.0; N = 2), Al-Ti-diopside in CAI (Fs0.2Wo62.2, Al2O3 16.2 wt.%, TiO2 4.7 wt.%).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3).

Specimens: 210 g including one polished thin section at UWB; 1687 g with Mr. R. Falls; remainder with Mr. S. Haddany.

Data from:
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2014 Oct
Mass (g):6000
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):0.3-50.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.5-1.0
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0-1.2
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):210
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:S. Haddany
Comments:SH16-1; submitted by A. Irving
   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)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
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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     This is 1 of 8904 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1871 unapproved names)

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