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Northwest Africa 11306
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11306
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11306
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 321 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2834 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 31 May 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11306 (NWA 11306)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017-Mar

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

History: Purchased by Darryl Pitt in March 2017 from a Mauritanian dealer.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Largely recrystallized with rare chondrule remnants.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa31.5-31.9, N = 2), orthopyroxene (Fs25.2-25.5Wo2.4-2.3, N = 2), clinopyroxene (Fs10.2-10.5Wo43.4-43.1, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6).

Specimens: 20.1 g including one polished thin section at UWB; remainder with DPitt.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Mauritania
Date:P 2017-Mar
Mass (g):321.1
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W0
Fayalite (mol%):31.5-31.9
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.2-25.5
Wollastonite (mol%):2.4-2.3
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.1
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:DPitt
Comments:Work name MVCH 257; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
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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 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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