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Northwest Africa 12585
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12585
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12585
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 174 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 316 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 7 May 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Northwest Africa 12585 (NWA 12585)

Morocco

Purchased: 2018 Feb

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

Physical characteristics: Crusted stone. Cut surface reveals dark interior with fresh metal.

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with packed well-delinetaed chondrules. Opaques are metal and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa22.2±4.1, PMD 16%, Cr2O3 0.05 (n=5). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs12.0±8.9Wo1.6±1.8.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3). LL group based on magnetic susceptibility.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich
Date:P 2018 Feb
Mass (g):174
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):22.2±4.1 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.0±8.9 (n=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±1.8
Magnetic suscept.:4.15
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):28.5
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Lucian Cojocaru
Comments:work name LC11; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
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. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1386 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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