NWA 11244 ( 8,320 g )
Northwest Africa 11244 (NWA 11244)
Purchased: 2017 Feb
History: Purchased by Gary Fujihara in February 2017 from a Moroccan dealer.
Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Composed mainly of relatively large grains of olivine and iron hydroxides (from terrestrial weathering of primary metal). Some residual grains of kamacite and tetrataenite remain, along with accessory chromite, merrillite and troilite.
Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa12.8-13.4, FeO/MnO = 61-62, N = 3).
Specimens: 24.69 g including one polished endcut at UWB;
|Place of purchase:||Morocco|
|Date:||P 2017 Feb|
|Classifier:||A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS|
|Type spec mass (g):||24.69|
|Type spec location:||UWB|
|Main mass:||G. Fujihara|
|Comments:||Work name GF17-2; submitted by A. Irving|