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Northwest Africa 12298
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12298
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12298
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2015
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 87.6 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 2767 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 9 Nov 2018
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Writeup from MB 107:

Northwest Africa 12298 (NWA 12298)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2015

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL6)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Purchased by Wang Ziyao from Sbai Mohamed at the mineral show in Beijing in Nov. 2015

Physical characteristics: (Wang Ziyao) 87.6 g Partly with fresh black fusion crust coverd gray-blue elongated stone.

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) brecciated texture of light gray recrystallized matrix with poor developed chondrules up to 1.2 mm, mineral fragments, tiny sulphide grains that somtimes build larger assemblages, and few metal specks up to 0.5 mm.

Geochemistry: Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 3.49

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL~6, W0)

Specimens: 18.2 g on deposit at Kiel, Wang Ziyao holds the main mass, and 19 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB107
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Origin or pseudonym:desert
Place of purchase:Beijing
Date:P 2015
Mass (g):87.6
Pieces:1
Class:LL6
Weathering grade:W0
Magnetic suscept.:3.49
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):18.2
Type spec location:Kiel
Main mass:Wang Ziyao
Finder:anonymous
Comments:working name WZ27; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
   and collections
Kiel: Geologisches und Mineralogisches Museum, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Ludewig-Mayn-Str. 10, D-24118 Kiel, Germany, Germany (institutional address; updated 13 Sep 2013)
Bart: Bartoschewitz Meteorite Laboratory, Weiland 37, D-38518 Gifhorn, Germany; Website (private address; updated 30 Nov 2019)
Beijing: Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100029, China (institutional address; updated 16 Oct 2011)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 107, in preparation (2018)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7187 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2002 unapproved names)

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