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Northwest Africa 11387
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11387
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11387
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 111 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 420 approved meteorites classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 3 Aug 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11387 (NWA 11387)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: The meteorite was bought in 2017 from a meteorite dealer in Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Dark grayish individual without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a grayish interior and is composed of up to 3 mm sized chondrules, whitish CAIs, and olivine amoeboids set into a fine-grained almost opaque matrix. Chondrules rarely show brownish staining due to terrestrial weathering; type II chondrules are absent.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2017
Mass (g):111
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):6.5±5.6 (0.4-17.9, n=29)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.3±0.3 (1.0-2.0, n=20)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.2 (0.6-1.3, n=20)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Marcin Cimala
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106, in preparation (2017)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 5898 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2063 unapproved names)

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