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Northwest Africa 11500
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11500
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11500
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Mauritania
Mass:help 40 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  H6
Recommended:  H6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 6184 approved meteorites (plus 5 unapproved names) classified as H6.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 28 Nov 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
State/Prov/County:Mauritania
Place of purchase:Ensisheim
Date:P June 2016
Mass (g):40.0
Pieces:7
Class:H6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W5
Fayalite (mol%):20.0±0.3 (n=8)
Ferrosilite (mol%):17.5±0.3 (n=6)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7
Classifier:V. Moggi Cecchi, S. Caporali, G. Pratesi, MSN-FI
Type spec mass (g):10.9
Type spec location:MSN-FI
Main mass:Cojocaru
Comments:Submitted by Vanni Moggi Cecchi
Institutions
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MSN-FI: MUSEO DI STORIA NATURALE DELL'UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DI FIRENZE Via Giorgio La Pira, 4 – 50121 FIRENZE, Italy; Website (institutional address; updated 14 Jan 2015)
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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:

Mauritania
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 145 approved meteorites from Mauritania (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)

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