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Northwest Africa 11975
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11975
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11975
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 95.8 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL~5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 16 approved meteorites classified as LL~5.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 9 Oct 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Northwest Africa 11975 (NWA 11975)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: Feb. 2017

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL~5)

History: Purchased by Li Bofang from a Morrocan dealer in Tucson in Feb 2017.

Physical characteristics: Brown globular stone of 73.7 g. Cut face shows brown matrix with chondrules and some tiny metal specks.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart, B. Li, Beijing) cut surface shows recrystallized matrix with well-defined gray chondrules (0.6 - 2.0 mm) and metal specks.

Geochemistry: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) Magnetic susceptibility log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 4.41.

Classification: ordinary chondrite (LL~5)

Specimens: 15.8 g on deposit at Kiel, B. Li holds the main mass and 9.6 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Tucson
Date:P Feb. 2017
Mass (g):95.8
Pieces:1
Class:LL~5
Weathering grade:W3
Magnetic suscept.:4.41
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz, B. Li
Type spec mass (g):19.1
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Li Bofang, Beijing
Finder:anonymous
Comments:NWA-LB003; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
   and collections
Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Lehmweg 53, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 4 Aug 2013)
Beijing: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 6759 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2047 unapproved names)

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