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Northwest Africa 10592
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10592
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10592
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 324 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3182 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 18 Mar 2016
Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2015
Mass (g):324.2
Pieces:9
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):27.3 ± 0.3 (n=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.9 ± 0.8 (n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6 ± 0.5
Classifier:A. Rubin and J. Breen, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):24.1
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Sean Tutorow
Comments:G663; Diopside: Fs10.0Wo43.3 (n=1). Plagioclase grains 25 um. Also present are 4-5 mm chondritic clasts.; submitted by Sean Tutorow
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 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:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1871 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 24 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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