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Northwest Africa 11535
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11535
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11535
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 264 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  CK6
Recommended:  CK6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 56 approved meteorites classified as CK6.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (equilibrated), CK chondrites, CK chondrites (type 4-6), and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 26 Dec 2017
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Northwest Africa 11535 (NWA 11535)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK6)

Physical characteristics: Dark-brown stone. Cut surface reveals a dark-gray interior with poorly defined chondrules.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE) Equilibrated chondrite with average chondrule size 820 μm (N=12). Opaque are mostly magnetite (euhedral and sub-euhedral), accessory troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa25.8±0.4, NiO 0.58±0.16 wt% (N=4). Orthopyroxene Fs23.6Ws0.8 (N=1). Magnetite has 3.0 wt% Cr2O3 (N=1).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CK6)

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):263.8
Pieces:1
Class:CK6
Weathering grade:moderate
Magnetic suscept.:4.79
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):23.19
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:work name K332; 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 6900 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2035 unapproved names)

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