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Northwest Africa 11714
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11714
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11714
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 75 g
Classification
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Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 639 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
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2017
Mass (g):75
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):15.6±10.1 (0.9-37.0, n=32)
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.1±7.7 (1.4-20.2, n=15)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.6±0.3 (0.2-1.0, n=15)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):16.5
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin
Comments:Chondritic texture of sharply defined chondrules of various types ~0.6 in diameter set in a fine-grained matrix of chondrule and mineral fragments and 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 6407 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2023 unapproved names)

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