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Northwest Africa 10600
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10600
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10600
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 1884 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  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 31 Mar 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Northwest Africa 10600 (NWA 10600)

Morocco

Purchased: 2016 Feb

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

History: Five stones, weighing 267, 348, 380, 413, and 476 g were found together. They were purchased by Ke Zuokai in February 2016 from a Moroccan dealer (Said Haddany).

Petrography: Well-defined BO and PP chondrules in sizes of 0.40-1.20 mm. FeNi metal, FeS, and chromite are present. Minimal weathering.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa17.0-19.0), low-Ca pyroxene (Fs9.2-19.9Wo0.0-4.2), and high-Ca pyroxene (Fs5.3-9.0Wo32.2-44.8).

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tucson, USA
Date:P 2016 Feb
Mass (g):1884
Pieces:5
Class:H4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17.7±0.4 (n=30)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.5±1.8 (n=23)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.8 (n=23)
Classifier:Li Y., PMO
Type spec mass (g):50 g
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 1903 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 27 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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