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Northwest Africa 11884
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11884
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11884
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 8.02 kg
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  L4
Recommended:  L4    [explanation]

This is 1 of 1715 approved meteorites (plus 4 unapproved names) classified as L4.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 8 Jul 2018
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Sainte-Marie aux Mines
Date:Jun 2017
Mass (g):8015
Pieces:1
Class:L4
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):25.2 (N=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):21.1 (N=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):2.42
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):25
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Andreas Gren
Comments:work name AG003. Fragments with reddish-brown fracture surfaces and dark brown fusion crust. Well defined chondrules. Rare plagioclase to 5 um. Zoned pyroxenes.; submitted by Gattacccea
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Gren: Andreas Gren, Hamburg, Germany (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1611 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 22 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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