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Northwest Africa 10343
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10343
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10343
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 2.5 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 5 Nov 2015
Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Rissani, Morocco
Date:P 2013
Mass (g):2500
Pieces:10
Class:L-melt breccia
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):23.6±0.2 (n=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.3±0.3 (n=15)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Harald Stehlik
Comments:Dark grayish rock with abundant shock melted and recrystallized regions, relict chondules, and mineral fragments. Shock melt veins are common.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Stehlik: Harald Stehlik, 1220 Wien, Austria (private 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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