NWA 10673 (13,210 g)
Northwest Africa 10673 (NWA 10673)
History: The meteorite was bought in 2016 from Moroccan meteorite dealer, Youssef Ait El Caid.
Petrography: The meteorite is composed of large up to 6 mm sized, rounded to subrounded olivine crystals mantled by partly altered Fe-Ni metal. Metal makes up approximately 40-50% of the sample. Ni-poor regions contain about 6 and Ni-rich regions up to 17.8 wt% Ni. Accessories include chromite and schreibersite.
|Place of purchase:||Morocco|
|Fayalite (mol%):||12.7±0.3 (n=17)|
|Classifier:||A. Greshake, MNB|
|Type spec mass (g):||20.0|
|Type spec location:||MNB|
|Main mass:||Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin|
|Comments:||Submitted by Ansgar Greshake|