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Northwest Africa 13158
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 13158
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 13158
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2019
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 118.3 g
Classification
  history:
Recommended:  H3    [explanation]

This is 1 of 604 approved meteorites (plus 2 unapproved names) classified as H3.   [show all]
Search for other: H chondrites, H 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 13158 (NWA 13158)

(Northwest Africa)

Purchased: 2019

Classification: Ordinary chondrite (H3)

History: The meteorite was purchased from a meteorite dealer in Zagora, Morocco.

Physical characteristics: Dark brownish rock without fusion crust.

Petrography: The meteorite shows a chondritic texture with well separated rounded chondrules (apparent mean diameter about 0.4 mm). FeNi metal and sulfides and are almost completey altered to Fe-hydroxides.

Data from:
  MB109
  Table 0
  Line 0:
Place of purchase:Zagora, Morocco
Date:P 2019
Mass (g):118.3
Pieces:1
Class:H3
Shock stage:S2
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):14.8±9.9 (0.3-25.4, n=22)
Ferrosilite (mol%):12.1±7.7 (1.4-24.6, n=26)
Wollastonite (mol%):0.9±0.6 (0.3-2.8, n=26)
Magnetic suscept.:4.79
Classifier:A. Greshake, MNB
Type spec mass (g):20
Type spec location:MNB
Main mass:Fabien Kuntz
Comments:Submitted by Ansgar Greshake
Institutions
   and collections
MNB: Museum für Naturkunde, Invalidenstraße 43, D-10115 Berlin, Germany (institutional address; updated 24 Dec 2011)
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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