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Northwest Africa 10194
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10194
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10194
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 11 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  EL4
Recommended:  EL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites classified as EL4.   [show all]
Search for other: EL chondrites, Enstatite chondrites, Enstatite chondrites (type 4-7), and Enstatite-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 30 Jun 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10194 (NWA 10194)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2008 Feb

Classification: Enstatite chondrite (EL4)

History: Purchased by Philip Mani in February 2008 from a Moroccan dealer at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Well-formed spherical chondrules (diameter up to 2.8 mm) are set within a finer matrix containing abundant altered metal.

Geochemistry: Enstatite (Fs0.3-0.5Wo0.4-0.5, N = 3), kamacite (Ni 5.3-6.0 wt.%, Co 0.5 wt.%, Si 0.3 wt.%, N = 2).

Classification: Enstatite chondrite (EL4).

Specimens: 2.44 g including one polished thin section at UWB; the remainder is held by Mr. P. Mani.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P 2008 Feb
Mass (g):11.0
Pieces:1
Class:EL4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2/3
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.3-0.5
Wollastonite (mol%):0.4-0.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):2.44
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:P. Mani
Comments:PCM15-G; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
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 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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