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Northwest Africa 10377
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10377
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10377
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 680 g
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
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10377 (NWA 10377)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015 Jan

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L, melt breccia)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a local meteorite dealer in Zagora, Morocco.

Petrography: The meteorite is composed of regions displaying chondritic textures with recognizable chondrules intermingled with abundant melt regions characterized by recrystallized shock melt and characteristic FeNi metal and sulfide globules. Olivine and pyroxene show strong mosaicism attesting to a high degree of shock metamorphism.

Data from:
  MB104
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Place of purchase:Zagora, Morocco
Date:P 2015 Jan
Mass (g):680
Pieces:1
Class:L-melt breccia
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):23.7±0.3 (n=18)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.4±0.3 (n=30)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):27.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marcin Cimala
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 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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