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Northwest Africa 11536
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11536
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11536
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 334 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  CO3
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 510 approved meteorites classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 26 Dec 2017
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Northwest Africa 11536 (NWA 11536)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3)

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

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE) Small chondrules set in a fine-grained, iron-rich matrix. Chondrules 48 vol%, matrix 50 vol% (by point counting, N=127). Small CAI are present.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa21.1±13.0, PMD 57%, range 2.4-36.3, Cr2O3 0.12±0.09 (N=13). Orthopyroxene Fs4.5Wo2.3 (N=1).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3)

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):333.8
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Magnetic suscept.:4.27
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):23.59
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:work name K336; 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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