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Northwest Africa 11466
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11466
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11466
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 556 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L3
Recommended:  L3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 677 approved meteorites classified as L3.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 13 Oct 2017
Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Ensisheim, France
Date:P 2017
Mass (g):556
Pieces:1
Class:L3
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):14.3±6.1 (4.0-27.1, n=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.5±8.3 (2.2-22.5, n=12)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.8 (0.1-2.1, n=12)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):59.2
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Philippe Schmitt-Kopplin
Comments:mean chondrule diameter is about 0.6 mm; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
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MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
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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 6968 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2012 unapproved names)

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