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NWA 10673 (9,110 g)

NWA 10673 (9,110 g)

Northwest Africa 10673 (NWA 10673)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2016

Classification: Pallasite

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
Date:P 2016
Mass (g):308
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:moderate
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



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