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Meteorite Thin Section - LL3.4 | NWA 10760 Ordinary Chondrite

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On Offer: Thin Section of LL3.4 - NWA 10760
Type: LL6 Ordinary Chondrite
Official name: NWA 1 0760
Description: High quality thin section of NWA 1 0760 LL3.4 Ordinary Chondrite.
What you get: Thin Section of NWA 1 0760 (exact slide as shown) & individual hard plastic 2pc. clear protective storage case.
I offer a 100% no questions asked 30 day return policy.  
ID - THIN20170003
Northwest Africa 10280
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10280
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10280 
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa) 
Mass:help 2.7 kg
Recommended:   LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2634 approved meteorites classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 4 Sep 2015
Writeup from MB 104: 

Northwest Africa 10280 (NWA 10280)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2014 Feb

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

History: Purchased by Bob Falls in February 2014 from a Moroccan dealer at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Breccia composed of indistinct recrystallized clasts containing some relict, relatively large chondrules.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa30.1-30.4, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fa23.9-24.6Wo2.1-2.3, N = 3), clinopyroxene (Fs10.3-11.42Wo436.5-42.0, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6 breccia).

Specimens: 29.8 g including a polished thin section at UWB; the remainder is held by Mr. R. Falls.

Data from:
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Place of purchase: Tucson
Date: P 2014 Feb
Mass (g): 2701.2
Pieces: 1
Class: LL6
Shock stage: S2
Weathering grade: W1/2
Fayalite (mol%): 30.1-30.4
Ferrosilite (mol%): 23.9-24.6
Wollastonite (mol%): 2.1-2.3
Classifier: A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g): 29.8
Type spec location: UWB
Main mass: R. Falls
Comments: BF15-5; 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)
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 104, in preparation (2015)
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Coordinates: Unknown.

     This is 1 of 5997 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2042 unapproved names) 

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