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Northwest Africa 10767
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10767
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10767
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 233 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 516 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 1 Mar 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 10767 (NWA 10767)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2016 Mar

Classification: Ureilite

History: Purchased by Roger Jones in March 2016 from a dealer in Boujdour, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Protogranular texture. Composed of olivine (with thick, dark reduced rims rich in fine, blebby Fe metal) and pigeonite. Modal abundances: olivine ~85 vol%, pigeonite ~15 vol%.

Geochemistry: Olivine (cores Fa24.4-24.6; rim Fa5.1; N = 3), pigeonite (Fs17.2-18.4Wo10.6-10.5, N = 3).

Classification: Ureilite.

Specimens: 23 g including one polished thin section at UWB; remainder with Mr. R. Jones.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Boujdour
Date:P 2016 Mar
Mass (g):233.0
Pieces:1
Class:Ureilite
Shock stage:high
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):24.4-24.6; 5.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.2-18.4
Wollastonite (mol%):10.6-10.5
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):23.0
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:R. Jones
Comments:RBJ22; 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 Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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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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