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Northwest Africa 11067
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11067
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11067
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 113.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11584 approved meteorites (plus 6 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Feb 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11067 (NWA 11067)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2016 Nov

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

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

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Largely recrystallized with rare relict chondrules and altered metal.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa24.9-25.4, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs21.0-21.3Wo1.8-1.2, N = 3), clinopyroxene (Fs8.0-8.1Wo44.5-44.1, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6).

Specimens: 20.4 g including one polished thin section at UWB; remainder with DPitt.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Mauritania
Date:P 2016 Nov
Mass (g):113.2
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1/2
Fayalite (mol%):24.9-25.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.0-21.3
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8-1.2
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.4
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:D. Pitt
Comments:MVCH 214; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   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)
Catalogs:
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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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7912 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1974 unapproved names)

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