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Northwest Africa 11062
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11062
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11062
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 206 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  H5
Recommended:  H5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10565 approved meteorites (plus 18 unapproved names) classified as H5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 20 Jan 2017
Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11062 (NWA 11062)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2016 Nov

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5)

History: Purchased by Darryl Pitt in November 2016 from a dealer in Mauritania.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Mostly recrystallized with sparse chondrules and stained metal. The specimen is crosscut by anastomozing shock veinlets composed of extremely fine grained, indeterminate black material.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa18.4-19.1, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs16.5-17.5Wo1.6-1.3, N = 3), clinopyroxene (Fs6.2-7.9Wo45.3-43.2, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H5).

Specimens: 21.4 g including one polished thin section at UWB; remainder with DPitt.

Data from:
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Place of purchase:Mauritania
Date:P 2016 Nov
Mass (g):205.5
Shock stage:S2 to S6
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):18.4-19.1
Ferrosilite (mol%):16.5-17.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6-1.3
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):21.4
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:DPitt
Comments:MVCH 213; 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)
DPitt: Darryl Pitt, 225 West 83rd Street, New York, NY 10024, United States; Website (private address)
References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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