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Northwest Africa 13000
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13000
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13000
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 59.1 g
Classification
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Recommended:  Iron, IIAB    [explanation]

This is 1 of 140 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IIAB.   [show all]
Search for other: IIAB irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Northwest Africa 13000 (NWA 13000)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019 Jul

Classification: Iron meteorite (IIAB)

Petrography: Etching of a polished section reveals a hexaedrite texture. Rhabdites are present.

Geochemistry: (J.T. Wasson, UCLA): INAA data, Ni = 67.9, Co = 4.62 (both mg/g), Cu = 120, Ga = 87.1, As = 13.2, W= 1.17, Re = 0.194, Ir = 2.20, Pt = 6.9, Au = 1.576 (all µg/g).

Classification: Iron, IIAB

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE. Main mass with Kuntz

Data from:
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Place of purchase:Zagora (Morocco)
Date:P 2019 Jul
Mass (g):59.1
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IIAB
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):34.29
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:work name K436; submitted by Jerome Gattacceca
Institutions
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CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
UCLA: Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567, United States (institutional address; updated 17 Oct 2011)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
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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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