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NWA 11021

Sahara
Found in 2016
LL7 chondrite
Total mass : 443.4g

Specimen in collection :
1.17g slice

 

Northwest Africa 11021 (NWA 11021)
(Northwest Africa)
Purchased: 2016 Jun
Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7)

History: Purchased by Fabien Kuntz in June 2016 from a Morocan dealer at the Sainte Marie-aux-Mines Mineral Show.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Very fresh specimen with poikiloblastic texture and no remnant chondrules. Minerals are orthopyroxene, olivine, clinopyroxene, oligoclase, troilite, chromite, stained kamacite and taenite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa30.1-30.4, N = 3), orthopyroxene (Fs23.8-24.0Wo4.1-4.0, N = 3), clinopyroxene (Fs12.5-13.3Wo39.5-37.8, N = 2), plagioclase (An29.0Or1.2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL7).

Specimens: 22.21 g including one polished thin section at PSF; remainder with Kuntz.