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Northwest Africa 3311
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 3311
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 3311
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 7.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 97  (2010)  Howardite
Recommended:  Howardite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 354 approved meteorites classified as Howardite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, HED achondrites, and Howardites
Comments: Approved 3 Nov 2009
Data from:
  MB97
  Table 1
  Line 163:
Place of purchase:NWA
Date:2006
Mass (g):7.09
Pieces:1
Class:Howardite
Weathering grade:-
Fayalite (mol%):-
Ferrosilite (mol%):54-60
Magnetic suscept.:2.58
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, P. Appel, B. Made, Kiel; O-isotopes: I. A. Franchi and R. C. Greenwood, OU
Type spec mass (g):1.4
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Haiderer
Comments:Pigeonite Fs51-55Wo9-6; augite Fs24-38Wo45-29; An84-92Or<1; diogenite and opx about 25%. d17O = 1.51, d18O = 3.31
Plots: O isotopes:  
Institutions
   and collections
Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
OU: Planetary and Space Sciences Department of Physical Sciences The Open University Walton Hall Milton Keynes MK7 6AA United Kingdom, United Kingdom (institutional address; updated 8 Dec 2011)
Haiderer: Erich Haiderer Laboratory, P.O. Box 88, A-1140 Vienna, Austria (private address; updated 7 Jan 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 97, MAPS 45, 449-493 (2010)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6423 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2023 unapproved names)

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