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Northwest Africa 10334
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10334
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10334
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1120 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 516 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 1 Nov 2015
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Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10334 (NWA 10334)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015

Classification: Ureilite

History: The meteorite was purchased from a meteorite dealer at the meteorite fair in Ensisheim, France.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a cumulate texture of blocky, up to 1.5 mm sized Cr-rich olivine and pyroxene crystals. Pyroxene shows a patchy compositional zoning and olivine displays characteristic reduced rims. The meteorite contains abundant flaky graphite .

Geochemistry: reduced rims in olivine: Fa2.9-12.7; Cr2O3 in ol: ~0.7 wt%

Data from:
  MB104
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim, France
Date:P 2015
Mass (g):1120
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):21±0.2 (n=15)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.7±1.3 (8.9-14.7, n=26)
Wollastonite (mol%):5.3±0.9 (4.5-8.6, n=26)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):28.8
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; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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