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Northwest Africa 11082
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11082
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11082
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: Mauritania
Mass:help 390 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 106  (2018)  Ureilite
Recommended:  Ureilite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 516 approved meteorites classified as Ureilite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Ureilites
Comments: Approved 14 Feb 2017
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Writeup from MB 106:

Northwest Africa 11082 (NWA 11082)

Mauritania

Find: 2016

Classification: Ureilite

Physical characteristics: A dark-gray stone with desert varnish. Cut surface reveals an aggregate of mm size crystals.

Petrography: Unbrecciated aggregate of blocky mm size silicates grains (mostly olivine and pigeonite) with triple junctions. Olivine has reduced margins. Metal is present as alignements of μm size grains in silicates. Carbon material is found between the silicate grains.

Geochemistry: Olivine: core Fa20.3 (N=1), rim Fa10.1 (N=1). Pigeonite Fs18.0±0.3Wo7.7±0.2 (N=4).

Classification: Ureilite. Moderate weathering.

Specimens: 54.9 g and a polished section at CEREGE.

Data from:
  MB106
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Nouakchott
Date:2016
Mass (g):390
Pieces:1
Class:ureilite
Weathering grade:moderate
Fayalite (mol%):20.3 (N=1)
Ferrosilite (mol%):18.0±0.3 (N=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):7.7±0.2
Magnetic suscept.:4.80
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):54.9
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:anonymous
Comments:work name IK390; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
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:

Mauritania
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 103 approved meteorites from Mauritania (plus 1 unapproved name) (plus 2 impact craters)

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