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Northwest Africa 10109
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10109
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10109
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 250 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  LL3-6
Recommended:  LL3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 28 approved meteorites classified as LL3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 14 May 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10109 (NWA 10109)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2014

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3-6)

History: Purchased by Tomasz Jakubowski from a local meteorite dealer Morocco.

Petrography: The meteorite is a chondritic breccia composed of LL3 to LL6 clasts set into a fine-grained clastic matrix. Plagioclase grain size in LL5 clasts is about 30 µm and in LL6 clasts about 80 μm.

Geochemistry: Olivine in type 6: Fa29.4; olivine in type 3: Fa23.3±6.5 (Fa9.1-33.2, n=53); pyroxene in type 6: Fs23.8Wo1.7; pyroxene in type 3: Fs18.5±6.4Wo1.1±0.9 (Fs4.9-33Wo0.3-4.5, n=60).

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2014
Mass (g):250
Pieces:1
Class:LL3-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):29.4; 23.3±6.5 (9.1-33.2, n=53)
Ferrosilite (mol%):23.8; 18.5±6.4 (4.9-33, n=60)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7; 1.1±0.9 (0.3-4.5, n=60)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):25.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Tomasz Jakubowski
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 2027 unapproved names)

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