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Northwest Africa 11189
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11189
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11189
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 72.2 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 10 Apr 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11189 (NWA 11189)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2016 Nov

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

History: Purchased by John Higgins in November 2016 from a dealer in Laayoune, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Granular chondrules (apparent diameter 600±200 µm) and irregularly-shaped, fine grained CAI are set in a fine grained matrix (~40 vol.%, deep brown in thin section).

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa0.6-44.0, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs0.5-2.4Wo0.9-1.0, N = 2), augite (Fs14.2Wo40.7), Al-Ti-diopside (Fs2.1Wo39.0, TiO2 = 8.0 wt.%, Al2O3 = 6.3 wt.%), ferroaugite (Fs48.3Wo50.1, TiO2 and Al2O3 < 0.05 wt.%).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3).

Specimens: 14.65 g including one polished thin section at UWB; remainder with Mr. J. Higgins.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Laayoune
Date:P 2016 Nov
Mass (g):72.2
Pieces:1
Class:CV3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:low
Fayalite (mol%):0.6-44.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):0.5-2.4
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9-1.0
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):14.65
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:J. Higgins
Comments:JH17-1; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
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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 1 of 7328 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1973 unapproved names)

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