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Northwest Africa 11534
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11534
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11534
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 441 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  LL3
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 313 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 11 Dec 2017
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Northwest Africa 11534 (NWA 11534)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

Physical characteristics: Brownish stone. Cut surface reveals closely packed, well-defined chondrules.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE) Large packed chondrules, some rimmed. Olivine is chemically zoned. Opaque minerals are metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa24.6±13.3, PMD 44%, range 11.0-46.8, Cr2O3 0.16±0.13 (N=5). Orthopyroxene Fs13.4±9.0Wo1.2±0.7, Fs PMD 71% (N=6).

Classification: LL3

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Kuntz.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2017
Mass (g):440.5
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Weathering grade:W2
Magnetic suscept.:3.90
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):20.96
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:work name K324; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; 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 6752 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2052 unapproved names)

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