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Northwest Africa 11539
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11539
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11539
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 71.3 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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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11539 (NWA 11539)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

Physical characteristics: Dark brown stone. Cut surface reveals large, well-defined chondrules.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE) Packed large chondrules. Main opaques are troilite and metal.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa15.7±7.0, range 2.5-23.1, PMD 37% (N=6). Orthopyroxene Fs13.9±9.7Wo1.5±0.6 (N=5).

Classification: LL3

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

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 2017
Mass (g):71.3
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Weathering grade:W2
Magnetic suscept.:4.21
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):14.62
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:work name K342; 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 6781 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2061 unapproved names)

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