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Northwest Africa 11248
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11248
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11248
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 323 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  LL5-6
Recommended:  LL5-6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 59 approved meteorites classified as LL5-6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 1 May 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11248 (NWA 11248)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017 Feb

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL5-6)

History: Purchased by Ben Hoefnagels in February 2017 from a dealer in Ouarzazate, Morocco.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Annealed breccia exhibiting poikiloblastic texture and containing type 5 and 6 clasts with discernible chondrules.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa32.2-32.7, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs25.6-25.9Wo1.8-2.3, N = 2), subcalcic augite (Fs9.9-10.1Wo44.7-44.0, N = 2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL5-6 breccia).

Specimens: 20.3 g including one polished thin section at UWB; remainder with Mr. B. Hoefnagels.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Ouarzazate
Date:P 2017 Feb
Mass (g):323
Pieces:1
Class:LL5-6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W0/1
Fayalite (mol%):32.2-32.7
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.6-25.9
Wollastonite (mol%):1.8-2.3
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):20.3
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:B. Hoefnagels
Comments:Work name BH048; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   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)
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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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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7035 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2000 unapproved names)

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