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Northwest Africa 10361
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10361
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10361
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 47.6 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 589 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 10361 (NWA 10361)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015 May

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: Purchased by Fabien Kuntz in May 2015 from a dealer in Rissani, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Separated chondrules (apparent diameter 1.1±0.8 mm, some rimmed) plus fine-grained CAI (up to 2.8 mm) are set in a fine-grained, red-brown matrix (~40 vol.%).

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa1.6-47.6, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs2.9Wo0.8; Fs0.9Wo5.5, N = 2), augite (Fs0.7-2.5Wo48.3-43.4, N = 2).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3).

Specimens: 10.4 g including one polished thin section at PSF; main mass with Kuntz.

Data from:
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Rissani
Date:P 2015 May
Mass (g):47.61
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):1.6-47.6
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.9; 0.9
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8; 5.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):10.4
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:K265; 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)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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 8495 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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