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Northwest Africa 10107
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10107
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10107
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 3.5 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L-melt breccia
Recommended:  L-melt breccia    [explanation]

This is 1 of 28 approved meteorites classified as L-melt breccia.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 May 2015
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Northwest Africa 10107 (NWA 10107)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2014

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L, melt breccia)

History: Purchased by Tomasz Jakubowski from a local meteorite dealer Morocco.

Petrography: The meteorite is a melt breccia composed of chondritic clasts set into abundant shock melt regions containing abundant FeNi metal and sulphide spherules. Chondritic clasts are L6; plagioclase grain size is about 60 µm.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2014
Mass (g):3500
Pieces:1
Class:L-melt breccia
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.3
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.8
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Tomasz Jakubowski
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
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: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6984 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2008 unapproved names)

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