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Northwest Africa 11618
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11618
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11618
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2012
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 26.1 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 107  (2018)  LL5
Recommended:  LL5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 3182 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL5.   [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
Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tucson (Said Haddenany)
Date:P Jan 2012
Mass (g):26.13
Pieces:2
Class:LL5
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):28 (by X-ray diffraction, ±1 mol% Fa)
Classifier:J. Poitras, UTorG and V. Di Cecco, ROM
Type spec mass (g):5.7
Type spec location:ROM
Main mass:DGregory
Comments:ROM Number LM58185; Many chondrules defined, more "readily delineated." Some undulatory extinction and irregular fractures.; submitted by V. Di Cecco, ROM
Institutions
   and collections
ROM: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada (institutional address; updated 18 Oct 2011)
DGregory: David Gregory, 230 First Avenue, Suite 108, St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 4P5, Canada (private address)
UTorG: University of Toronto, Dept. Geology, Earth Sciences Centre, 22 Russell Street Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3B1, Canada (institutional address; updated 31 Jan 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, MAPS 55, 460-462
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8559 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1896 unapproved names)

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