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Northwest Africa 10321
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10321
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10321
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  H4
Recommended:  H4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6388 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H4.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 26 Sep 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Morocco
Place of purchase:Bologna
Date:P 2006
Mass (g):6
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.6
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3
Classifier:V. Moggi Cecchi, S. Caporali, G. Pratesi, MSN-FI
Type spec mass (g):1.2
Type spec location:MSN-FI
Main mass:OAM
Comments:Fa19.7, N=8, MD=0.49, PMD=2.68, Fe/Mn=22; Fs17.6, N=7, MD=0.67, PMD=5.63, Fe/Mn=35; submitted by Vanni Moggi Cecchi
Institutions
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OAM: Museo del Cielo e della Terra Vicolo Baciadonne 1 40017 San Giovanni in Persiceto ( BO) Italy Osservatorio Astronomico e Museo "Giorgio Abetti", San Giovanni Persiceto, Bologna, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 31 Oct 2012)
MSN-FI: Museo di Storia Naturale “La Specola”, Sez. Mineralogia – Sistema Museale dell'Università degli Studi di Firenze Via Giorgio La Pira, 4 – 50121 Firenze, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 24 Oct 2022)
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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:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1903 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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