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Northwest Africa 8013
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 8013
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 8013
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2013
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 77 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 102  (2013)  LL6
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2817 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as LL6.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 14 Oct 2013
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Writeup from MB 102:

Northwest Africa 8013 (NWA 8013)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2013 Aug

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

History: Purchased by Aaronson in Temara, Morocco in August 2013.

Petrography: (A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS) Mostly recrystallized, but with remnants of relatively large chondrules. Olivine, orthopyroxene, clinopyroxene, sodic plagioclase, chromite, altered kamacite and troilite.

Geochemistry: Olivine (Fa31.3-32.4), orthopyroxene (Fs26.7-26.8Wo3.0-2.6), augite (Fs10.9-11.4Wo44.5-43.2).

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6).

Specimens: 16 g and one polished thin section are at UWB. The remainder is held by Aaronson.

Data from:
  MB102
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Temara
Date:P 2013 Aug
Mass (g):77
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):31.3-32.4
Ferrosilite (mol%):26.7-26.8
Wollastonite (mol%):3.0-2.6
Classifier:A. Irving and S. Kuehner, UWS
Type spec mass (g):16
Type spec location:UWB
Main mass:A. Aaronson
Comments:M1594; submitted by A. Irving
Institutions
   and collections
UWS: University of Washington, Department of Earth and Space Sciences, 70 Johnson Hall, Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 15 Jan 2012)
UWB: University of Washington, Box 353010 Seattle, WA 98195, United States (institutional address; updated 27 Jul 2012)
Aaronson: Sahara Overland Ltd., Harhora, Temara, 12000, Morocco (private address; updated 3 Jan 2010)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 102, MAPS 50, 1662, September 2015
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7937 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1960 unapproved names)

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