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Northwest Africa 11051
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11051
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11051
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2006
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 108 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  H3-5
Recommended:  H3-5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 78 approved meteorites classified as H3-5.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 7 Feb 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11051 (NWA 11051)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2006 Nov

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3-5)

History: Purchased from a Moroccan dealer at the mineral show in Munich, Germany.

Petrography: (K. Metzler, IfP) Genomict breccia, dominated by equilibrated clasts (H5) with lesser amounts of unequilibrated clasts (H3), embedded in related fine-grained clastic material.

Geochemistry: Mineral chemistry of type 3 clasts: Fa17.7±9.1 (Fa1.9-41.4; n=18); Fs6.6±4.0 (Fsa2.9-14.9; n=15); Mineral chemistry of type 5 clasts: Fa18.7±0.5 (Fa17.7-20.0; n=19); Fs18.9±0.4 (Fs18.6-19.7; n=10)

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich, Germany
Date:P 2006 Nov
Mass (g):108
Pieces:1
Class:H3-5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):17.7±9.1; 18.7±0.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):6.6±.4.0; 15.9±.0.8
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)
Catalogs:
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 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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