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Northwest Africa 11064
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11064
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11064
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 51.3 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  CV3
Recommended:  CV3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 536 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as CV3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CV chondrites, and CV-CK clan chondrites
Comments: Approved 3 Mar 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11064 (NWA 11064)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2016 Nov

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: Purchased by Darryl Pitt in November 2016 from a dealer in Mauritania.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Granular, large rimmed chondrules (containing stained metal grains) and irregularly-shaped, fine grained CAI are set in a red-brown matrix (~30 vol.%).

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa0.9-78.4, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs0.7-0.8Wo0.7-3.0, N = 3), diopside (Fs0.6-2.6Wo45.3-39.2, N = 2).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3).

Specimens: 10.3 g including one polished thin section at UWB; remainder with DPitt.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Mauritania
Date:P 2016 Nov
Mass (g):51.3
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):0.9-78.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.7-0.8; 0.6-2.6
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7-3.0; 45.3-39.2
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):10.3
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:D. Pitt
Comments:MVCH 215; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
DPitt: Darryl Pitt, 225 West 83rd Street, New York, NY 10024, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Gattacceca J., Bouvier A., Grossman J., Metzler K., and Uehara M. (2019) Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 106. Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 54 in press.
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7320 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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