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Northwest Africa 10511
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 10511
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 10511
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 295 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 105  (2016)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 508 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 27 Feb 2016
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Writeup from MB 105:

Northwest Africa 10511 (NWA 10511)

Morocco

Purchased: 2015 Dec

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite)

History: Purchased by Ke Zuokai in Dec. 2015 from a Moroccan dealer.

Physical characteristics: One stone with an irregular shape. No fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite displays an overall basaltic texture of dominantly lath-shaped calcic plagioclase and exsolved pyroxene.

Geochemistry: Pigeonite Fs59-61Wo5.8-7.8, Fe/Mn=26.5±0.6 (25.5-27.6) (n=10); augite Fs30.5-31.1Wo41.1-41.6, Fe/Mn=27.5±1.2 (25.6-28.6) (n=7); plagioclase An90.6±0.7Ab9.1±0.6Or0.35±0.14 (n=13).

Data from:
  MB105
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Beijing China
Date:P 2015 Dec
Mass (g):295
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Ferrosilite (mol%):60.5±0.7 (n=10), 30.9±0.2 (n=7)
Wollastonite (mol%):6.6±0.6 (n=10), 41.3±0.2(n=7)
Classifier:Wu Y.
Type spec mass (g):20 g
Type spec location:PMO
Main mass:Ke Zuokai
Comments:Submitted by Hsu W.
Institutions
   and collections
PMO: Purple Mountain Observatory, Nanjing, China (institutional address; updated 16 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 105, MAPS 52, 2411, September 2017. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/maps.12944/full
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1646 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 23 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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