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Northwest Africa 11832
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11832
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11832
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 290 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  L-melt rock
Recommended:  L-melt rock    [explanation]

This is 1 of 37 approved meteorites classified as L-melt rock.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 24 Jul 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Northwest Africa 11832 (NWA 11832)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L, melt rock)

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

Physical characteristics: Almost black individual partly covered with fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite displays an almost black interior and consists of abundant and partly recrystallized shock melt regions with characteristic FeNi metal and sufide spherules. Few relict chondrules and mineral fragments are present; no metal or sulfide veins are observed.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2018
Mass (g):290
Pieces:1
Class:L-melt rock
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):21.7±0.2 (n=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.6±0.2 (n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7±0.7 (n=12)
Magnetic suscept.:4.92
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):24.6
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; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7483 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1994 unapproved names)

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