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Northwest Africa 10607
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10607
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10607
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1009 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 6 Apr 2016
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Northwest Africa 10607 (NWA 10607)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2016

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

History: Purchased by Matt Morgan from a Moroccan meteorite dealer 2016.

Physical characteristics: Single stone, weathered exterior, a saw cut reveals numerous chondrules and opaques set in a brown groundmass.

Petrography: (C. Agee, UNM) This meteorite is has numerous close-packed chondrules, many porphyritic; fine grained plagioclase present. Fe-Ni metal is partially oxidized.

Geochemistry: (C. Agee and M. Splide, UNM) olivine Fa18.4±1.3, Fe/Mn=37?6, n=32; low-Ca pyroxene Fs13.3±2.8Wo0.9±0.6, Fe/Mn=20±7, n=7.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H4)

Specimens: 22.25 g including a probe mount on deposit at UNM, MtMorgan holds the main mass.

Data from:
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2016
Mass (g):1009
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.4±1.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.3±2.8
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.6
Classifier:C. Agee, UNM
Type spec mass (g):22.25
Type spec location:UNM
Main mass:Matt Morgan
Comments:Field name MM-48; submitted by C. Agee, UNM
Institutions
   and collections
UNM: Institute of Meteoritics MSC03 2050 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131-1126 USA, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 12 Feb 2015)
MtMorgan: Matt Morgan, Mile High Meteorites, P.O. Box 151293, Lakewood, CO 80215-9293, United States; Website (private address)
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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: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8745 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1880 unapproved names)

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