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Northwest Africa 10182
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10182
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10182
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 133.5 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 104  (2015)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 481 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 18 Dec 2015
Writeup from MB 104:

Northwest Africa 10182 (NWA 10182)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015 Feb

Classification: HED achondrite (Diogenite)

History: Purchased by G. Hupé in January 2015 from a Moroccan dealer at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show.

Physical characteristics: A single stone (133.5 g) almost completely coated by black fusion crust. The interior is light brown in color

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Aggregate of interlocking grains of orthopyroxene. Accessory clinopyroxene, chromite, and altered Ni-free metal.

Geochemistry: Orthopyroxene (Fs22.5-23.9Wo1.3-1.2, FeO/MnO = 30-31, N = 3).

Classification: Diogenite.

Specimens: 20.0 g in the form of one polished endcut at UWB. The remainder is held by GHupé.

Data from:
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Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P 2015 Feb
Mass (g):133.5
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):22.5-23.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3-1.2
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.0
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:G. Hupe
Comments:GH-468; submitted by A. Irving
   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)
GHupé: Gregory M. Hupé, 9003 Placid Lakes Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852, United States; Website (private address)
Hupe: (old address—now see GHupé or AHupé) G. and A. Hupe, 2616 Lake Youngs Court SE, Renton, WA 98058., United States (private address)
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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     This is 1 of 8025 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1951 unapproved names)

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