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Northwest Africa 10625
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10625
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10625
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 186.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 516 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 30 Apr 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Northwest Africa 10625 (NWA 10625)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2014 Apr

Classification: Ureilite

History: Purchased by Scott Feek in April 2014 from a dealer in West Jordan, Utah, who had acquired the stone from a Moroccan source.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Aggregate of olivine (grainsize 0.9±0.4 mm) and twinned pigeonite (some as oikocrysts up to 8 mm long) with accessory graphite. Olivine has highly magnesian reduced rims containing tiny inclusions of Fe metal.

Geochemistry: Olivine (cores Fa15.9-16.4; rim Fa2.5; N = 3), pigeonite (Fs13.6-13.7Wo7.4-7.3, N = 2).

Classification: Ureilite.

Specimens: 22.65 g plus one polished thin section at UWB; remainder with Mr. S. Feek.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:West Jordan, Utah
Date:P 2014 Apr
Mass (g):186.1
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):15.9-16.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.6-13.7
Wollastonite (mol%):7.4-7.3
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):22.65
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:S. Feek
Comments:SF16-1; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 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: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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