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Northwest Africa 10118
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10118
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10118
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 620 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 536 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 14 May 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10118 (NWA 10118)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015 Feb

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: Purchased by Andreas Günemeyer from a local meteorite dealer in Agadir, Morocco.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a dark-grayish interior and is composed of up to 6-mm sized chondrules, whitish CAIs, and olivine amoeboids set into a fine-grained, almost opaque matrix. Several chondrules show reddish staining due to terrestrial weathering; No type II chondrules were encountered.

Data from:
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Place of purchase:Agadir, Morocco
Date:P 2015 Feb
Mass (g):620
Pieces:many
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:medium
Fayalite (mol%):5.3±5.6 (0.2-19.8, n=34)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.5±0.5 (0.8-2.5, n=21)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.4 (0.7-2.8, n=21)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe and Andreas Grünemeyer
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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