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Northwest Africa 10725
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10725
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10725
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 891 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 705 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 31 May 2016
Data from:
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Place of purchase:Agadir, Morocco
Date:P 2016
Mass (g):891
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):22.5±4.3 (8.3-26.4, n=31)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.2±6.7 (4.5-27.3, n=45)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.0±0.7 (0.2-2.6, n=45)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):26.3
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Abdelfattah Gharrad
Comments:Chondritic texture with chondrules ~0.6 mm in diameter in fine-grained matrix of chondrule and mineral fragments and FeNi metal. Chondrules often flattened and shock melt veins and pockets are abundant.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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