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Northwest Africa 10846
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10846
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10846
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 15.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  LL4
Recommended:  LL4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 368 approved meteorites classified as LL4.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 24 Sep 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2014
Mass (g):15.3
Pieces:1
Class:LL4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):27.0 (25.2-31.2, N=7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.9 (22.2-30.1, N=6)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.5 (1.5-3.9, N=6)
Classifier:M. Zolensky and J. Johnson, NASA JSC
Type spec mass (g):14.6
Type spec location:SI
Main mass:SI
Comments:Abundant chondrules, coarse plagioclase is present.; submitted by M. Zolensky and Jessica Johnson, NASA JSC
Institutions
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JSC: Mailcode KT, 2101 NASA Parkway, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX 77058, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 3 Sep 2013)
SI: Department of Mineral Sciences, NHB-119, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 16 Jan 2012)
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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:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1488 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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