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Northwest Africa 11569
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11569
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11569
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 496 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2801 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 18 Dec 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11569 (NWA 11569)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: March 2017

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

History: Purchased by Sean Tutorow and Brahim Tahiri from several diferent meteorite hunters in Morocco.

Petrography: Ca-pyroxene: Fs10.6±0.5Wo42.3±0.3 (n=5). The rock is very recrystallized. Plagioclase grains range from 70 to 110 µm in size.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P March 2017
Mass (g):495.71
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):29.3±0.7 (n=7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):24.2±0.2 (n=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.3±0.0 (n=2)
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):27.44
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Sean Tutorow
Comments:Submitted by Alan Rubin
Institutions
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UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
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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 7579 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1969 unapproved names)
Synonymshelp: Northwest Africa 12599 (NWA 12599 is the same meteorite as NWA 11569)
NWA 12599 (NWA 12599 is the same meteorite as NWA 11569)

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