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Northwest Africa 11096
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11096
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11096
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 216 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  LL7
Recommended:  LL7    [explanation]

This is 1 of 59 approved meteorites classified as LL7.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 21 Feb 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11096 (NWA 11096)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7)

History: Bought in Morocco

Physical characteristics: A crusted stone. Cut surface reveals a gray interior with brownish staining.

Petrography: Recrystallized texture with triple junctions. Plagioclase to 200 μm, troilite to 600 μm, metal to 300 μm, chromite. No chondrule visible in the 1.5 cm2 section.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa30.8 (N=1). Orthopyroxene Fs25.7±0.1Wo1.7±0.3 (N=2), Ca-Px Fs12.6Wo41.6 (N=1). Plagioclase An10.2Ab83.0Or6.9 (N=1). Magnetic susceptibility log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 3.00.

Classification: LL7

Specimens: 30 g and a polished section at CEREGE. Main mass with Luc Labenne.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Morocco
Date:P 2015
Mass (g):216
Pieces:1
Class:LL7
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):30.8 (N=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):25.6±0.1 (N=2)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.7±0.3
Magnetic suscept.:3.00
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):30.4
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:LucL abenne
Finder:L. Labenne
Comments:work name LL-2015-52; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
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)
Labenne: 23, rue de Esperance, 75013 Paris, France; Website (private address; updated 29 Aug 2012)
Catalogs:
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 6752 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2052 unapproved names)

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