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Northwest Africa 13016
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13016
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13016
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 48 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  CO3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 531 approved meteorites classified as CO3.   [show all]
Search for other: Carbonaceous chondrites, Carbonaceous chondrites (type 3), CM-CO clan chondrites, and CO chondrites
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Northwest Africa 13016 (NWA 13016)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019

Classification: Carbonaceous chondrite (CO3)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a meteorite dealer in Erfoud, Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Dark brownish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a dark brownish interior and is composed of abundant small chondrules, CAIs, and mineral fragments some of which surrounded by fine-grained dust rims set into a fine-grained matrix. Chondrules have a mean diameter of about 0.2 mm; few regions show brownish staining due to terrestrial weathering.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Erfoud, Morocco
Date:P 2019
Mass (g):48
Pieces:1
Class:CO3
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W2
Fayalite (mol%):18.3±22.4 (0.8-64.7, n=17)
Ferrosilite (mol%):1.8±0.3 (1.3-2.2, n=15)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.7±0.1 (0.6-1.0, n=15)
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):9.6
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:A. Pani, Vienna
Comments: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)
Vienna: University of Vienna, Dr-Karl-Lueger-Ring 1, A-1010 Wien, Austria (institutional address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7100 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2005 unapproved names)

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