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Northwest Africa 11629
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11629
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11629
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 61 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  LL4-6
Recommended:  LL4-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 69 approved meteorites classified as LL4-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 24 Jan 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Northwest Africa 11629 (NWA 11629)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL4-6)

Petrography: Chondritic breccia consisting of clastic LL4 type matrix and abundant LL6 clasts. Plagioclase grain size in LL6 clasts is about 80 µm.

Geochemistry: type 4 lithology: olivine: Fa29.2±0.3, n=12; pyroxene: Fs20.6±4.6Wo2.4±0.8, (Fs8.6-24.5Wo0.5-3.5, n = 17); type 6 lithology: olivine: Fa30.0±0.5, n=12; pyroxene: Fs24.2±0.2Wo 3.5±0.4, n=9

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Hamburg, Germany
Date:P 2017
Mass (g):61
Pieces:1
Class:LL4-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):29.2; 30.0
Ferrosilite (mol%):20.6; 24.2
Wollastonite (mol%):2.4; 3.5
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):13.8
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Hanno Strufe
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7385 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1955 unapproved names)

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