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Northwest Africa 11432
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11432
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11432
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 997 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 10924 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 11 Sep 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11432 (NWA 11432)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017 Apr

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6)

History: Purchased by Fabien Kuntz in April 2017 from a dealer in Erfoud, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Rounded chondrite clasts containing rare remnant chondrules occur within a dark, fragmental matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa24.2-24.5, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs20.0-20.5Wo1.8-1.7, N = 2), clinopyroxene (Fs6.8-7.6Wo45.3-44.3, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L6 breccia, shocked).

Specimens: 35.62 g including one polished thin section at PSF; remainder with Mr. F. Kuntz.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2017 Apr
Mass (g):997.3
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Weathering grade:W0/1
Fayalite (mol%):24.2-24.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.0-20.5
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8-1.7
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):35.62
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:F. Kuntz
Comments:Work name K330; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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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 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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