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Northwest Africa 10724
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10724
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10724
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 7 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  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 16 Jul 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Northwest Africa 10724 (NWA 10724)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: Dec 2016

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK6)

History: The meteorite was bought in 2016 from a meteorite dealer in Zagorra, Morocco.

Physical characteristics: The meteorite displays a dark-grayish to black interior.

Petrography: The meteorite is almost completely composed of coarse-grained recrystallized matrix with only few poorly defined chondrules visible. Olivine is the most abundant mineral followed by feldspar, Cr-rich magnetite, Ca-pyroxene and minor pyrrhotite. Intermediate plagioclase is up to 200 μm in size.

Geochemistry: olivine: Fa28.5±0.3, FeO/MnO is 120.4±14.2, n=12; Ca-pyroxene: Fs8.9Wo46.0 (N=2)

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagorra, Morocco
Date:P Dec 2016
Mass (g):7
Pieces:1
Class:CK6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):28.5±0.3 (n=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):8.9
Wollastonite (mol%):46
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):2.3
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
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 6752 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2052 unapproved names)

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