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Northwest Africa 12813
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 12813
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 12813
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2001
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 370 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 108  (2020)  L6
Recommended:  L6    [explanation]

This is 1 of 12899 approved meteorites (plus 11 unapproved names) classified as L6.   [show all]
Search for other: L chondrites, L chondrites (type 4-7), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 4-7)
Comments: Approved 27 Jul 2019
Data from:
  MB108
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Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2001
Mass (g):370
Pieces:1
Class:L6
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W1
Fayalite (mol%):22.8±0.2 (n=12)
Ferrosilite (mol%):19.3±0.4 (n=14)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.4±0.2 (n=14)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):21.4
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:A. Pani, Vienna
Comments:Brownish fragment without fusion crust. plagioclase grain size about 60 µm; submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
Pani: A. Pani, Meteorites-Minerals-Fossils, Lassallestr. 4/20, A-1020 Vienna, Austria; Website (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108 (2020) Meteorit. Planet. Sci. 55, 1146-1150
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 9772 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1862 unapproved names)

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