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Northwest Africa 11710
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11710
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11710
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 394 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 513 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 27 Mar 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Northwest Africa 11710 (NWA 11710)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a Morrocan meteorite dealer at the mineral fair in Munich, Germany.

Physical characteristics: Greyish individual partly covered with fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite is a medium-grained unbrecciated igneous rock predominantly composed of 100-600 μm sized exsolved pyroxene and calcic plagioclase. Minor phases include silica, ilmenite, troilite, and metallic iron.

Geochemistry: low-Ca pyroxene Fs58.3±1.3Wo3.9±1.6 (Fs55.9-59.5Wo2.1-6.2, n=11, FeO/MnO=29-30); Ca-pyroxene: Fs29.6±3.1Wo39.4±3.9 (Fs27.1-38.8Wo28.1-42.2, n=11, FeO/MnO=27-32); calcic plagioclase: An89.8±0.5 (An88.6-90.5, n=13)

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2017
Mass (g):394
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Shock stage:low
Weathering grade:low
Ferrosilite (mol%):58.3; 29.6
Wollastonite (mol%):3.9;39.4
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20.7
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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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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