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Northwest Africa 13145
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13145
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13145
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 957 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  LL3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 332 approved meteorites classified as LL3.   [show all]
Search for other: LL chondrites, LL chondrites (type 3), Ordinary chondrites, and Ordinary chondrites (type 3)
Comments: Approved 31 Jan 2020
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Writeup from MB 109:

Northwest Africa 13145 (NWA 13145)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019 May

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with packed chondrules with average apparent diameter 1090±600 µm (n=33). Opaque are metal and sulfides.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa24.8±9.6, Fa PMD=30% (n=5). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs13.2±8.4Wo1.6±1.1 (n=4).

Classification: LL3. LL group based on chondrule size.

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE, main mass with Kuntz

Data from:
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Place of purchase:Zagora, Morocco
Date:P 2019 May
Mass (g):957
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Weathering grade:W4
Fayalite (mol%):24.8±9.6 (n=5)
Ferrosilite (mol%):13.2±8.4 (n=4)
Wollastonite (mol%):1.6±1.1
Magnetic suscept.:4.27
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):34
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:work name K430; submitted by Jérôme Gattacceca
Institutions
   and collections
CEREGE: CEREGE BP 80 Avenue Philibert, Technopole de l'Arbois 13545 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 4 France, France (institutional address; updated 29 Oct 2018)
Kuntz: Fabien Kuntz, France; Website (private address)
Catalogs:
References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 109, in preparation (2020)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7171 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2003 unapproved names)

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