NWA 11541 (CV3) – 6.92g


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CV3 chondrite

Individual – 6.92g
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Northwest Africa 11541 (NWA 11541)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2017

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

Physical characteristics: Dark brown irregular fragments

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE) Chondrules (mm-sized) and CAIs set in a fine-grained iron-rich matrix.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa12.1±16.9, range 1.6-45.5, PMD 111% (N=5). Orthopyroxene Fs0.8Wo0.9 (N=1).

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CV3)

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with F. Kuntz and PM. Pelé.


Place of purchase: Erfoud
Date: P 2017
Mass (g): 286.1
Pieces: many
Class: CV3
Weathering grade: high
Magnetic suscept.: 4.03
Classifier: J. Gattacceca, H. Pourkhorsandi, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g): 20.82
Type spec location: CEREGE
Main mass: F.Kuntz + PM.Pelé
Comments: work name K344; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca