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Northwest Africa 11936
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11936
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11936
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 1430 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 573 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 3 Aug 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Northwest Africa 11936 (NWA 11936)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

History: The meteorite was bought from a Moroccan meteorite dealer at a mineral fair in Ensisheim, France.

Physical characteristics: Five dark brownish individuals with some fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a chondritic texture with slightly flattened and well separated chondrules (mean diameter about 0.4 mm) in a more fine-grained dark matrix that contains sulfides and FeNi metal.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim, France
Date:P 2018
Mass (g):1429.5
Pieces:5
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):17.3±7.5 (0.3-30.2, n=20)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.1±4.7 (2.0-16.7, n=37)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.7 (0.3-1.5, n=37)
Magnetic suscept.:5.27
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):30
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
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 6505 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2021 unapproved names)

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