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Northwest Africa 11049
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11049
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11049
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 280 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  Diogenite
Recommended:  Diogenite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 465 approved meteorites classified as Diogenite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Diogenites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 7 Feb 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11049 (NWA 11049)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2006 Jun

Classification: HED achondrite (Diogenite)

History: Purchased from a moroccan dealer at the mineral fair in Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, France

Petrography: (K. Metzler, IfP) Monomict breccia consisting of polycristalline and monocrystalline pyroxene fragments up to several millimeters in size set in a fine-grained clastic matrix of related debris. Accessories are a silica polymorph, chromite, troilite, and (partly oxydized) Ni-poor metal.

Geochemistry: Compositions of randomly chosen pyroxene grains Fs25.9±0.4Wo3.3±0.6 (Fs25-27Wo2-4, n=16). Chromium spinel (n=1): Atomic Cr/(Cr+Al)=0.78; Mg/(Mg+Fe)=0.16; TiO2=0.7 wt%

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, France
Date:P 2006 Jun
Mass (g):280
Pieces:1
Class:Diogenite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:moderate
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.9±0.4
Wollastonite (mol%):3.3±0.6
Classifier:K. Metzler, IfP
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:Submitted by K. Metzler, IfP
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 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 7885 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1958 unapproved names)

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