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Northwest Africa 13152
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13152
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13152
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 87 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 13152 (NWA 13152)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019 Sep

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3)

Physical characteristics: Single stone lacking fusion crust

Petrography: (J. Gattacceca, CEREGE) Chondrite with well-delineated packed chondrules (average apparent diameter 1050±280 μm, n=18). Opaques are Fe,Ni metal and troilite. Contains a cm-sized rounded igneous inclusion.

Geochemistry: Olivine Fa19.0±8.2, Fa PMD 40%, Cr2O3 0.08±0.04 wt% (n=10). Low-Ca pyroxene Fs14.5±7.7Wo0.6±0.4 (n=7). Igneous inclusion: olivine Fa24.4±0.7 (n=5), orthopyroxene Fs16.4±1.3Wo2.4±0.3.

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (LL3). LL group based on magnetic susceptibility and chondrule size.

Specimens: Type specimen at CEREGE, main mass with Kuntz

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
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Place of purchase:Guelmin, Morocco
Date:P 2019 Sep
Mass (g):87
Pieces:1
Class:LL3
Weathering grade:W1
Magnetic suscept.:4.50
Classifier:J. Gattacceca, CEREGE
Type spec mass (g):18.04
Type spec location:CEREGE
Main mass:Kuntz
Comments:work name K450; 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)
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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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