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Northwest Africa 11922
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11922
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11922
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2018
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 138 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  L3-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 51 approved meteorites classified as L3-6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 15 Sep 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Northwest Africa 11922 (NWA 11922)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2018

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L3-6)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a local meteorite dealer in Erfoud, Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Two dark-grayish individuals partly covered with fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite is a chondritic breccia consisting of angular to subrounded L3 and L6 clasts set into type 3 clastic matrix. Plagioclase grain size in L6 clasts is about 60 µm. Chondrules are mostly flattened and well packed and have a mean diameter of about 0.6 mm.

Geochemistry: type 3 lithology: olivine: Fa14.9±9.3 (Fa2.5-26.9, n=20); pyroxene: Fs12.5±7.4Wo0.5±0.1 (Fs4.5-21.7Wo0.3-0.8, n=17); type 6 lithology: olivine: 25.2±0.3, n=11; pyroxene: Fs20.0±0.3Wo1.9±0.2, n=12

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2018
Mass (g):138
Pieces:2
Class:L3-6
Shock stage:S4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):14.9; 25.2
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.5; 20.0
Wollastonite (mol%):0.5; 1.9
Magnetic suscept.:4.45
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):24.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hichame Mimaghador
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6757 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2048 unapproved names)

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