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Northwest Africa 1711
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 1711
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 1711
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2002
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 459 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 88  (2004)  L
MetBase:  v. 7.1  (2006)  L-IM
Recommended:  L-imp melt    [explanation]

This is 1 of 30 approved meteorites classified as L-imp melt.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Melted chondrites, Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Data from:
  MB88
  Table 4
  Line 20:
Origin or pseudonym:Northwest Africa
Place of purchase:Erfoud
Date:P 31 Oct 2002
Mass (g):459.1
Pieces:1
Class:L
Shock stage:S6
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):25.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):21
Classifier:A. Rubin, UCLA
Type spec mass (g):39
Type spec location:UCLA
Main mass:Reed
Comments:impact melt rock; br; vesicles (flattened bubbles).; purchased by Reed from David Gregory
Institutions
   and collections
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Gregory: David Gregory, 230 First Avenue, Suite 108, St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 4P5, Canada (private address)
Reed: Blaine Reed, P.O. Box 1141, Delta, CO 81416, United States; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 88, MAPS 39, A215-A272 (2004)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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