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Northwest Africa 10758
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10758
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10758
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 203 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  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 1 Mar 2017
Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 10758 (NWA 10758)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2016 Mar

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

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

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Irregularly-shaped, granular chondrules (some rimmed) plus elongate, amoeboid, very fine grained AOA and coarser grained CAI (containing gehlenite, diopside, perovskite and spinel) are set in a brown matrix (~20 vol.%).

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa0.6-74.3, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs0.8-1.1Wo0.9-3.6, N = 3), clinopyroxene (Fs1.4-1.5Wo32.1-32.0, N = 2), Al-Ti-diopside (Fs0.3Wo57.0, Al2O3 = 16.6 wt.%, TiO2 = 2.3 wt.%).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3).

Specimens: 22.29 g including one polished thin section at PSF; remainder with Mr. A. Jonikas.

Data from:
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2016 Mar
Mass (g):202.7
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):0.6-74.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.8-1.1
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9-3.6
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):22.29
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:A. Jonikas
Comments:AJ16-9; submitted by A. Irving
   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)
References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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     This is 1 of 8904 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1871 unapproved names)

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