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Northwest Africa 10631
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10631
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10631
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 310 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 19 Apr 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Morocco
Place of purchase:Torino
Date:P Feb 2015
Mass (g):310
Pieces:1
Class:H4
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):19.5±0.8 (n=6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.6±1.2 (n=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.2
Classifier:V. Moggi Cecchi, S. Caporali, G. Pratesi, MSN-FI
Type spec mass (g):20.1
Type spec location:MSN-FI
Main mass:Di Martino
Comments:Submitted by Vanni Moggi Cecchi
Institutions
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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. 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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