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Northwest Africa 11178
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11178
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11178
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 610 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1709 approved meteorites (plus 24 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 26 Feb 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11178 (NWA 11178)

Morocco

Purchased: 31 Mar 2014

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L4)

History: the meteorite was purchased in Germany by Mt. S. V. Petukhov on 31 Mar 2014, from Alexander Müller in the Mineral Shope in Dietingen

Classification: ordinary chondrite L4, S1, W2

Specimens: 3 sections (26,887 g, 46,47 g, 28,12 g) of 101.5 g in total and a thin section are located at Vernad; the main mass is located at the Museum of the History of the Univers (Dedovsk, Moscow region, Russia)

Data from:
  MB106
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Place of purchase:Germany
Date:P 31 Mar 2014
Mass (g):610
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.5±0.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.8±0.2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.3
Classifier:M. A. Ivanova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):101.5
Type spec location:Vernad.
Main mass:Mr. S. V. Petukhov
Comments:Submitted by M. A. Ivanova
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
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:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1680 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 25 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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