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Northwest Africa 13041
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13041
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13041
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 23 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  Acapulcoite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 86 approved meteorites classified as Acapulcoite.   [show all]
Search for other: Acapulcoite-lodranite family, Acapulcoites, and Primitive achondrites
Comments: Approved 28 Aug 2021
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Writeup from MB 110:

Northwest Africa 13041 (NWA 13041)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019

Classification: Primitive achondrite (Acapulcoite)

History: (Ziyao Wang) Purchased by Ziyao Wang from a Moroccan dealer at the mineral show in Chenzhou in May 2019

Physical characteristics: (Ziyao Wang) A gray-black broken individual

Petrography: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) granular texture with some triple junctions. Minerals are dominantly angular orthopyroxene, olivine as angular grains or poikilitic in orthopyroxene, minor feldspar, clinopyroxene and metal.

Geochemistry: (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart, P. Appel and B. Mader, Kiel) Olivine Fa4.1±0.1, FeO/MnO=18 (n=4); pyroxene Fs47±0.2Wo1.9±0.3, FeO/MnO=14 (n=14); Ca-pyroxene En53Fs2Wo45 (n=1); feldspar An21Or3 (n=10). Kamacite Ni=6-9, Co=0.7 (n=3) (all wt-%); troilite. Magnetic susceptibility (R. Bartoschewitz, Bart) log χ (× 10-9 m3/kg) = 5.18

Classification: Primitive achondrite (acapulcoite)

Specimens: 5.42 g at IfP, Ziyao Wang holds the main mass, and 3 g with Bart.

Data from:
  MB110
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Origin or pseudonym:desert
Place of purchase:Chenzhou, China
Date:P 2019
Mass (g):23
Pieces:1
Class:Acapulcoite
Fayalite (mol%):4.1±0.1 (n=4)
Ferrosilite (mol%):47±0.2 (n=10)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.9±0.3
Magnetic suscept.:5.18
Classifier:R. Bartoschewitz
Type spec mass (g):5.42
Type spec location:IfP
Main mass:Ziyao Wang
Finder:anonymous
Comments:working name WZ153; submitted by R. Bartoschewitz
Institutions
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IfP: Institut für Planetologie, Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Münster, Germany (institutional address; updated 23 Jan 2012)
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)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 110, in preparation (2021)
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Ziyao Wang      
Public domain photographs:
Rainer Bartoschewitz   
Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 8025 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 1951 unapproved names)

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