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Northwest Africa 11094
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11094
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11094
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 86.9 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  R5
Recommended:  R5    [explanation]

This is 1 of 34 approved meteorites classified as R5.   [show all]
Search for other: Rumuruti chondrites, Rumuruti chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 26 Feb 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11094 (NWA 11094)

Morocco

Purchased: 2016 May

Classification: Rumuruti chondrite (R5)

Physical characteristics: A single brownish stone. Cut surface reveals brownish interior.

Petrography: Indistinct chondrules in a recrystallized matrix. Olivine is the dominant mineral. Opaque are sulfides and their terrestrial weathering products.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa39.8±1.0, NiO=0.21±0.04 wt%, FeO/MnO=90.8 (N=4). Ca-pyroxene Fs11.1Wo44.5 (N=1). Magnetic susceptibility log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 2.84.

Classification: Rumuruti chondrite (R5). Severe weathering.

Specimens: Type specimens at CEREGE and FSAC.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Casablanca, Morocco
Date:P 2016 May
Mass (g):86.9
Pieces:1
Class:R5
Weathering grade:Severe
Fayalite (mol%):37.8±1 (N=4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):11.1 (N=1)
Wollastonite (mol%):44.5
Magnetic suscept.:2.84
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, P. Rochette, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):17.5
Type spec location:CEREGE, FSAC
Main mass:private collection, Morocco
Comments:work name HC-Rum; 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)
FSAC: Universite Hassan II Casablanca, Faculte des Sciences Ain Chock, Departement de Géologie, BP 5366 Maârif, Casablanca, Morocco (institutional address; updated 9 Jan 2013)
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:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1390 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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