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Northwest Africa 10283
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10283
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10283
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 26.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  L3-6
Recommended:  L3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as L3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 3 Oct 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10283 (NWA 10283)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2005

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3-6)

History: Purchased by an anonymous collector from a dealer at the Munich Show in 2005 and subsequently donated to PSF.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Distinct chondrules (apparent diameter up to 1.9 mm) are present, but also related type 5 and type 6 recrystallized clasts.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa4.1-31.0, Cr2O3 in ferroan examples 0.04-0.06 wt.%, N = 7), orthopyroxene (Fs4.6-20.6Wo0.5-0.8, N = 3), augite (Fs8.1-8.2Wo45.1-44.3, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3-6 breccia).

Specimens: The entire specimen plus one polished thin section made from it are reposited at PSF.

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich
Date:P 2005
Mass (g):26.1
Pieces:1
Class:L3-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W0/1
Fayalite (mol%):4.1-25.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):4.6-20.6
Wollastonite (mol%):0.5-0.8
Magnetic suscept.:4.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):26.1
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:PSF
Comments:CHC 15014; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
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 2047 unapproved names)

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