header
  MetSoc Home            Publications            Contacts  
Search the Meteoritical Bulletin Database
Last update: 5 Jul 2022
Search for: Search type: Search limits: Display: Publication:
Names
Text help
Places
Classes
Years
Contains
Starts with
Exact
Sounds like
NonAntarctic
Falls  Non-NWAs
What's new
  in the last:
Limit to approved meteorite names
Search text:  
Northwest Africa 11277
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11277
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11277
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 59.6 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L5
Recommended:  L5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 8293 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L5.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 16 May 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Stuttgart, Germany
Date:P 2017
Mass (g):59.6
Pieces:8
Class:L5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):24.4±0.3 (n=10)
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.9±0.3 (n=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7±0.1 (n=10)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):14.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:plagioclase grain size about 30 µm; 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.
Find references in NASA ADS:
Find references in Google Scholar:
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8509 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

Direct link to this page