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Northwest Africa 11537
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11537
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11537
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 65.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 492 approved meteorites classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 26 Dec 2017
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Northwest Africa 11537 (NWA 11537)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

Physical characteristics: Dark stone. Cut surface reveals large, well-defined chondrules and CAIs set in a dark matrix.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE) Chondrules (mm-sized) and CAIs (up to 1.6 mm) set in a fine-grained Fe-rich matrix. Abundant troilite, rare metal.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa11.8±10.1, range Fa4.0-35.0 (N=7). Orthopyroxene Fs1.8±0.5Wo1.1±0.4 (N=4).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

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):65.3
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Weathering grade:high
Magnetic suscept.:4.72
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):14.09
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:work name K337; 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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