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Northwest Africa 11713
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11713
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11713
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 80 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 640 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 24 Feb 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2017
Mass (g):80
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):22.7±8.1 (1.5-28.2, n=19)
Ferrosilite (mol%):15.6±6.4 (5.6-23.1, n=13)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.8±0.6 (0.3-1.8, n=13)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):16.5
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin
Comments:Chondritic texture of partly deformed, closely packed chondrules (mean diam ~0.7 mm) in finer grained matrix that contains weakly altered FeNi metal.; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6461 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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