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Northwest Africa 11759
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11759
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11759
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2014
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 52.2 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 11582 approved meteorites (plus 10 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 7 Apr 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Alexander's Kristallkeller, Dietingen,
Date:P 31 Mar 2014
Mass (g):52.2
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.7±0.8 (N=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.4±0.3 (N=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.3 (N=12)
Classifier:M. A. Ivanova, Vernad
Type spec mass (g):12.9
Type spec location:Vernad
Main mass:DMUH
Comments:Field name is 52.2; analyst S. E. Borisovsky (IGEM); submitted by C. A. Lorenz (Vernad)
Institutions
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Vernad: Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russia (institutional address; updated 21 Feb 2016)
DMUH: Dedovsk Museum of Universe History, Russia; Website (institutional address; updated 26 Sep 2011)
IGEM: Institute of Geology of Ore Deposits, Petrography, Mineralogy, and Geochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Staromonetny Per., 35, Moscow, 119017 , Russia (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2010)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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