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36.1g Eucrite mmict breccia cumulate | NWA 11183 | Crusted

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On Offer: 36.1g Eucrite Monomict Breccia Cumulate| NWA 11183 
Type: Eucrite monomict breccia cumulate
Official name: NWA11183
Description: 36.1 gram of HED Achondrite Eucrite Monomict breccia Cumulate
What you get: 36.1g Eucrite NWA 11183, membrane storage/display box, w/ signed Certificate of Authenticity
I offer a 100% no questions asked 30 day return policy.  
ID: NWA1118320170001
Northwest Africa 11183
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 11183
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 11183 
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2016
Country: (Northwest Africa) 
Mass:>help 127 g
Recommended:   Eucrite-mmict  

This is 1 of 194 approved meteorites classified as Eucrite-mmict. 

Comments: Approved 28 Mar 2017
Writeup from MB 106: 

Northwest Africa 11183 (NWA 11183)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2016

Classification: HED achondrite (Eucrite, monomict)

History: Purchased by Dustin Dickens in 2016 from a Moroccan dealer.

Physical characteristics: Single stone, partial fusion crust. A saw cut reveals a fragmental breccia with clasts up to 3 mm, set in a blue-gray groundmass.

Petrography: (C. Agee, UNM) This meteorite consists of approximately 70% pyroxene and 20% plagioclase, there are fragmental pyroxene grains throughout. Accessory chromite, troilite, silica, clinopyroxene and Fe-metal were observed.

Geochemistry: (C. Agee and M. Spilde, UNM) Low Ca pyroxene Fs39.2±2.0Wo2.9±0.9, Fe/Mn=33±2, n=11; plagioclase An88.9±1.3, n=5.

Classification: Monomict cumulate eucrite

Specimens: 20.5 g including a probe mount on deposit at UNM, Dustin Dickens holds the main mass.

Data from:
  Table 0
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Place of purchase: Morocco
Date: P 2016
Mass (g): 127
Pieces: 1
Class: Eucrite-mmict
Shock stage: high
Weathering grade: low
Ferrosilite (mol%): 39.2±2.0
Wollastonite (mol%): 2.9±0.9
Classifier: C. Agee, UNM
Type spec mass (g): 20.5
Type spec location: UNM
Main mass: Dustin Dickens
Comments: Submitted by C. Agee
   and collections
UNM: Institute of Meteoritics MSC03 2050 University of New Mexico Albuquerque NM 87131-1126 USA, United States;  (institutional address; updated 12 Feb 2015)

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