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Northwest Africa 11192
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11192
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11192
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 135 g
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  L5/6
Recommended:  L5/6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 191 approved meteorites classified as L5/6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 8 Mar 2017
Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11192 (NWA 11192)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017 Jan

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5/6)

History: Purchased by Adam Aaronson in Temara, Morocco in January 2017.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Sparse chondrules are present in a recrystallized matrix containing accessory merrillite and chlorapatite. Grain boundaries are stained orange by terrestrial iron hydroxides.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa24.4-24.5, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs20.3-20.4Wo1.3-1.6, N = 3), clinopyroxene (Fs7.7-12.7Wo44.0-42.1, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (L5/6).

Specimens: 24.89 g including one polished thin section at UWB; remainder with Aaronson.

Data from:
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Place of purchase:Temara
Date:P 2017 Jan
Mass (g):135
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):24.4-24.5
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.3-20.4
Wollastonite (mol%):1.3-1.6
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):24.9
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:A. Aaronson
Comments:M1989; submitted by A. Irving
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
Aaronson: Sahara Overland Ltd., Harhora, Temara, 12000, Morocco (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
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 8636 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1884 unapproved names)

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