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Northwest Africa 11735
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11735
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11735
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 163 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 7 Mar 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Northwest Africa 11735 (NWA 11735)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a Moroccan meteorite dealer on the mineral fair in Munich, Germany.

Physical characteristics: Dark brownish individual with some fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a chondritic texture with sometimes slightly flattened and well packed chondrules (mean diameter about 0.6 mm) in a more fine-grained matrix that contains sulfides and FeNi metal.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2017
Mass (g):163
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):13.7±8.2 (2.4-27.1, n=14)
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.2±8.2 (2.1-23.7, n=16)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7±0.3 (0.1-1.0, n=16)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):26.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
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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