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Northwest Africa 11881
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11881
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11881
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 590 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 644 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 8 Jul 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Northwest Africa 11881 (NWA 11881)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3)

History: Bought from Mohamed Elguirah in Zagora in 2018.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Packed chondrules with average size about 700 μm.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa7.3-29.1, Fa PMD=32%. Cr2O3 in ferroan olivine 0.07±0.07 wt% (n=7).

Classification: L3. L group based on magnetic susceptibility and chondrule size.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora
Date:P 2018
Mass (g):590
Pieces:many
Class:L3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):22.7±8.2 (N=7)
Ferrosilite (mol%):14.8±10.3 (N=3)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.5±0.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.53
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):25
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Jean Redelsperger
Comments:work name JR050; submitted by Gattacceca
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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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 6551 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2022 unapproved names)

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