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Northwest Africa 10372
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10372
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10372
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 71.8 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  CK3
Recommended:  CK3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 43 approved meteorites classified as CK3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CK chondrites, CK3 chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 1 Nov 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10372 (NWA 10372)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK3)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a meteorite dealer at the mineral fair in Ensisheim, France.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a dark grayish to greenish interior and is composed of well defined chondrules (300-1500 μm in apparent diameter) set into abundant fine-grained matrix. Olivine is the most abundant mineral phase, followed by low-Ca pyroxene and albitic feldspar in the matrix; magnetite contains about 4 wt% Cr2O3; metal is virtually absent.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim, France
Date:P 2015
Mass (g):71.8
Pieces:2
Class:CK3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):22.5±14.3 (0.4-40, n=42)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.6±1.1 (1.1-5.9, n=18)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.2 (0.7-1.7, n=18)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):14.5
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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 6984 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2008 unapproved names)

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