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Northwest Africa 10613
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10613
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10613
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 2.05 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 513 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 24 Apr 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Northwest Africa 10613 (NWA 10613)

Morocco

Purchased: 2013 Sept

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite)

History: Purchased by Ke Zuokai in Sept. 2013 from a Moroccan dealer who wants to be anonymous.

Physical characteristics: An irregular stone without fusion crust.

Petrography: The brecciated meteorite displays an overall basaltic texture of dominantly calcic plagioclase and exsolved pyroxene. Accessory minerals include spinel, chromite, ilmenite, and SiO2 polymorphs.

Geochemistry: Low Ca pyroxene, Fs60.8±1.1Wo2.7±1.1 (Fs58.8-62.1Wo1.6-4.1, Fe/Mn=32.9±0.8, n=14); augite, Fs55.8±4.2Wo6.8±2.3 (Fs26.1-28.4Wo39.7-43.3, Fe/Mn=31.8±1.1, n=9); minor pigeonite, Fs24.7±1.1Wo42.2±1.2 (Fs52.8-58.8Wo5.2-8.4, Fe/Mn=32.8±0.9, n=2); plagioclase, An86.8±1.1Or0.4±0.1 (n=8).

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2013 Sept
Mass (g):2050
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Classifier:Wu Y.
Type spec mass (g):40
Type spec location:PMO
Main mass:Ke Zuokai
Comments:Submitted by Hsu W.
Institutions
   and collections
PMO: Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanjing, China (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2011)
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:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1670 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 23 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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