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Northwest Africa 11334
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11334
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11334
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2005
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 38.5 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L3/4
Recommended:  L3/4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 14 approved meteorites classified as L3/4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 14 Jul 2017
Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11334 (NWA 11334)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2005

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3/4)

History: Purchased by an anonymous collector from a dealer at the Munich Show in 2005, subsequently acquired by the Hollis Collection and donated to the Planetary Studies Foundation.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Well-formed chondrules occur in a recrystallized matrix containing stained metal. Olivine is mostly equilibrated but magnesian cores are present.

Geochemistry: Olivine (core Fa6.9; Fa23.5-25.5, Cr2O3 <0.02 wt.%, N = 7), orthopyroxene (Fs2.8-17.0Wo0.9-0.3, N = 3), clinopyroxene (Fs7.7-8.9Wo45.9-43.8, N = 2). Magnetic suceptibility log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.70.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3/4).

Specimens: The entire specimen including one polished thin section is at PSF.

Data from:
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Munich
Date:P 2005
Mass (g):38.52
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):6.9-25.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):2.8-17.0
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9-0.3
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):38.52
Type spec location:PSF
Main mass:PSF
Comments:Work name CHC 17006; submitted by A. Irving
   and collections
PSF: Planetary Studies Foundation,10 Winterwood Lane, Unit B, Galena, Illinois 61036-9283, United States; Website (institutional address; updated 1 Dec 2011)
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 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 8674 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1882 unapproved names)

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