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Northwest Africa 11545
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11545
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11545
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 372 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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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11545 (NWA 11545)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

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

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE) Well-defined mm-sized chondrules (mostly type I) and CAIs set in a fine-grained iron-rich abundant matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa4.3±4.0, range 0.6-11.1, PMD 85% (N=8). Orthopyroxene Fs2.4±1.7Wo2.2±1.5 (N=3).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3).

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):372.4
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Weathering grade:severe
Magnetic suscept.:3.51
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):22.45
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:work name K355; 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 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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