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Northwest Africa 13001
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13001
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13001
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2017
Country: Morocco
Mass:help 556 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Iron, IAB-MG    [explanation]

This is 1 of 114 approved meteorites classified as Iron, IAB-MG.   [show all]
Search for other: IAB complex irons, Iron meteorites, and Metal-rich meteorites
Comments: Approved 23 Dec 2019
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Writeup from MB 108:

Northwest Africa 13001 (NWA 13001)

Morocco

Purchased: 2017

Classification: Iron meteorite (IAB-MG)

Petrography: Etching of a polished section reveals a recrystalllized coarse octahedrite texture. Kamacite bandwidth is about 3 mm. Rhabdite (typical size 40 µm) and Neumann bands are present

Geochemistry: (J.T. Wasson, UCLA): INAA data, Ni = 67.4, Co = 4.65 (both mg/g), Cu = 119, Ga = 83.2, As = 12.7, W= 1.02, Re = 0.254, Ir = 2.74, Pt = 57, Au = 1.593, Cr=22 (all µg/g).

Classification: Iron, IAB-MG

Specimens: Type specimen (21 g) at CEREGE. Main mass with George Penneff.

Data from:
  MB108
  Table 0
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Date:P 2017
Mass (g):556
Pieces:1
Class:Iron, IAB-MG
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):20.75
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:George Penneff
Comments:work name GP04; 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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 108, in preparation (2019)
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Geography:

Morocco
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 1438 approved meteorites from Morocco (plus 16 unapproved names) (plus 1 impact crater)

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