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Northwest Africa 11164
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11164
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11164
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 346 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 4 Mar 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11164 (NWA 11164)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2016

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: The meteorite was bought in 2016 from a Moroccan meteorite dealer at a mineral fair in Munich, Germany.

Physical characteristics: Dark grayish individual without fusion crust. Chondrules and large CAIs are visible at the surface.

Petrography: Carbonaceous chondrite composed of up to 1.5 mm sized chondrules, CAIs and olivine amoeboids all set into a fine-grained almost black matrix. One CAI about 1 cm in diameter has been observed. Type II chondrules are absent.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2016
Mass (g):345.8
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:medium
Fayalite (mol%):16.4±14.0 (0.2-41.4, n=41)
Ferrosilite (mol%):8.8±10.0 (0.8-26.6, n=38)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.1±0.7 (0.3-4.7, n=38)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):22.5
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; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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