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Northwest Africa 11835
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11835
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11835
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 42.5 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 636 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 22 Jun 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Northwest Africa 11835 (NWA 11835)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a local meteorite dealer in Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Brownish individual with some fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a chondritic texture with mostly rounded and well-packed chondrules (mean apparent diameter about 0.7 mm) in a fine-grained matrix, that contains sulfides and FeNi metal.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2018
Mass (g):42.5
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):13.4±10.9 (0.4-37.1, n=22)
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.8±7.8 (1.5-24.3, n=38)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.8 (0.2-2.6, n=38)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):9.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
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 6317 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2026 unapproved names)

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