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Northwest Africa 10005
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10005
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10005
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 39.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  Eucrite-br
Recommended:  Eucrite-br    [explanation]

This is 1 of 179 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-br.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 27 Feb 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10005 (NWA 10005)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 11/2014

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, brecciated)

History: Purchased by Hanno Strufe from a local meteorite dealer.

Petrography: The meteorite is a breccia composed of basaltic clasts set into a clastic matrix. Exsolved pyroxene and calcic plagioclase are the dominant minerals in clasts and matrix. Minor phases include SiO2 polymorphs, chromite and troilite.

Geochemistry: low-Ca pyroxene, Fs63.4?1Wo2.5?0.8 (Fs60.9-65.5Wo1.7-5.8, n=29, FeO/MnO=31-35); Ca-pyroxene, Fs29.6±1.2Wo41.4±1.5 (Fs28.3-32.7Wo37.3-42.6, n=17, FeO/MnO=33-37); calcic plagioclase, An86±2.9 (An80.3-89.9, n=20)

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Guelmim, Morocco
Date:P 11/2014
Mass (g):39.9
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite-br
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:moderate
Ferrosilite (mol%):63.4; 29.6
Wollastonite (mol%):2.5; 41.4
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):11.5
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
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 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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