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Northwest Africa 10116
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10116
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10116
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 136 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  CK6
Recommended:  CK6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites classified as CK6.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 23 May 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10116 (NWA 10116)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK6)

History: Purchased by Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin from a local dealer in Morocco who claimed that the piece was found in the region of Smara-Laayoune, Western Sahara.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a grayish interior and is composed of few relict chondrules and rare CAIs set into abundant recrystallized matrix. Fe-rich olivine is by far the most abundant mineral phase, followed by feldspar, Ca-pyroxene, low-Ca pyroxene and Cr-bearing magnetite.

Geochemistry: Cr2O3 in magnetite: about 5 wt%.

Specimens: 20.0 g MNB; 10.4 g HZM

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2015
Mass (g):136
Pieces:2
Class:CK6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):29.2±0.2 (n=30)
Ferrosilite (mol%):11±2.6 (n=31); 22.9±0.2 (n=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):7.5±0.8 (n=31); 2.0±0.1 (n=2)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):30.4
Type spec location:20.0 g MNB; 10.4 g HZM
Main mass:Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin
Finder:Anonymous
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
HZM: Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, Department of Environmental Sciences, Ingolstaedter Landstrasse 1, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany (institutional address; updated 28 Jun 2013)
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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 6752 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2052 unapproved names)

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