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Northwest Africa 10845
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10845
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10845
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 6.2 g
Classification
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Recommended:  L/LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 17 approved meteorites classified as L/LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L/LL chondrites, L/LL chondrites (type 4-7), LL chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 5 Dec 2020
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Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2014
Mass (g):6.2
Pieces:1
Class:L/LL5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):25.8 (25.2-26.6, N=6)
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.2 (24.1-26.2, N=5)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.5 (0.0-2.0, N=5)
Classifier:M. Zolensky and J. Johnson, JSC
Type spec mass (g):5.6
Type spec location:SI
Main mass:SI
Comments:Remnant chondrules in a largely recrystallized rock, coarse plagioclase and coarse diopside are present.; submitted by M. Zolensky and Jessica Johnson, NASA JSC
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JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1662 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 23 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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