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Northwest Africa 11467
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11467
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11467
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 51 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 Nov 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11467 (NWA 11467)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

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

Physical characteristics: Almost black individual with desert varnished surface and adhering desert sand.

Petrography: The meteorite displays a black interior and is composed of up to 2 mm sized chondrules (average apparent size about 1 mm), whitish CAIs, and olivine amoeboids set into a fine-grained almost opaque matrix. Chondrules rarely show brownish staining due to terrestrial weathering; type II chondrules are absent.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ensisheim, France
Date:P 2017
Mass (g):51
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):4.3±3.8 (0.3-18.6, n=45)
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.3±3.9 (0.9-20.7, n=29)
Wollastonite (mol%):3.0±1.1 (1.0-4.9, n=29)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):10.5
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 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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