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Northwest Africa 11001
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 5.1 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  Eucrite-unbr
Recommended:  Eucrite-unbr    [explanation]

This is 1 of 90 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-unbr.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 17 Dec 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Northwest Africa 11001 (NWA 11001)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2016 May

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, unbrecciated)

History: Brahim Tahiri sent the stones to his partner Sean Tutorow in May 2016 for analysis.

Physical characteristics: The repository specimen has a brown fusion crust.

Petrography: Modal composition: ~50 vol% pyroxene with exsolution lamellae (~500 μm in size) and 50 vol% plagioclase (200-500um). Accessory opaques (oxides and metal). The metal has minor oxide rims.

Geochemistry: Pyroxenes: pigeonite Fs56.2±6.3Wo6.6±7.3 (n=10), augite Fs30.0±2.3Wo39.6±2.6 (n=10), Fe/Mn = 28 ± 1 (n=20). Plagioclase: An90.0±0.2 (n=15).

Classification: Eucrite, unbrecciated.

Specimens: 103.9 g at UWO, including a polished mount and thin section. Remaining mass with Sean Tutorow.

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2016 May
Mass (g):5100
Pieces:5
Class:Eucrite-unbr
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):56.2±6.4 (n=10); 30.0±2.3 (n=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):6.6±7.3 (n=10); 39.6±2.6 (n=10)
Classifier:Zhiguo Guo
Type spec mass (g):103.9
Type spec location:UWO
Main mass:S. Tutorow
Comments:Field name is G680.; submitted by A. Bouvier
Institutions
   and collections
UWO: University of Western Ontario, Department of Earth Sciences, BGS 1026, 1151 Richmond St. N, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B7, Canada (institutional address; updated 18 Jul 2015)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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