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Northwest Africa 10187
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10187
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10187
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 27 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L-melt rock
Recommended:  L-melt rock    [explanation]

This is 1 of 35 approved meteorites classified as L-melt rock.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 18 Jun 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10187 (NWA 10187)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2012

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L, melt rock)

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

Petrography: The meteorite displays a fresh dark-grayish interior and consists of abundant shock-melt regions containing characteristic FeNi metal and sulfide spherules. Relict chondrules and chondrule fragments are present. No metal or sulfide veining is observed.

Geochemistry: Analyses of olivine and pyroxene made in relict chondrules.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora, Morocco
Date:P 2012
Mass (g):27
Pieces:1
Class:L-melt rock
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):22.9±0.1 (n=19)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.4±0.4 (n=25)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):5.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Dries Vandewoude, Sint-Sebastiaanlaan 7, 8600 Diksmuide, Belgium
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 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2035 unapproved names)

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