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Northwest Africa 11478
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11478
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11478
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 516 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 13 Oct 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Western Sahara
Origin or pseudonym:Aousserd
Date:2017
Mass (g):516
Pieces:1
Class:L5
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):23.0±0.4 (n=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.7±0.2 (n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.2 (n=12)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):26.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Aadel Bouzada
Comments:Plagioclase grain size about 25 um; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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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 the only approved meteorite from Western Sahara, (Northwest Africa)
     This is 1 of 8509 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1899 unapproved names)

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