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Northwest Africa 11325
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11325
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11325
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 84.6 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 569 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 14 Jul 2017
Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11325 (NWA 11325)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017 Feb

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite)

History: Purchased by Ben Hoefnagels in February 2017 from a dealer in Ouarzazate, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Monomict breccia consisting of subophitic-textured clasts in a sparse matrix. Minerals are exsolved pigeonite, calcic plagioclase, silica polymorph, ilmenite, Ti-chromite and troilite.

Geochemistry: Orthopyroxene host (Fs61.3-61.4Wo2.0, FeO/MnO = 30-32, N = 2), clinopyroxene exsolution lamellae (Fs25.8-26.0Wo44.0-44.1, FeO/MnO = 32-34, N = 2), plagioclase (An85.3-85.4Or0.6-0.7, N = 2).

Classification: Eucrite (monomict breccia, subophitic).

Specimens: 16.9 g including one polished thin section at UWB; remainder with Mr. B. Hoefnagels.

Data from:
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Place of purchase:Ouarzazate
Date:P 2017 Feb
Mass (g):84.58
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):61.3-61.4; 25.8-26.0
Wollastonite (mol%):2.0; 44.0-44.1
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):16.9
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:B. Hoefnagels
Comments:Work name BH052; submitted by A. Irving
   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)
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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     This is 1 of 8904 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1871 unapproved names)

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